Health workforce

Knowledge sharing

Online communities of practice and regional networks:

  • Health workforce education and training
    Global community of practice for improving the relevance, capacity and quality of health workforce education and training.
  • Knowledge management for public health
    A global knowledge sharing network for public health workforce enables better and faster access to and use of existing knowledge, sharing ideas through communities of practice, twinning partnerships and other types of exchange.
  • AfriHealth: Building capacity for public health
    A long term programme focusing on improving public health capacity in and for Africa in line with new socio-political realities; strengthening public health capacity by networking institutions, programmes and individuals; and promoting technology-supported learning and communication.
  • AfriHealth database
    Information about organizations, institutions, providers and role-players within the field of technology-supported distance education in Africa.
  • The virtual campus of public health: Pan American Health Organization
    The Campus is a public service of continuing education and information. Its main objective is to contribute to the development and improvement of the efficiency of public health management through the resolution of cases closely related with professional practice, as well as to promote the exchange of experiences among professional in the sector and among public health institutions of various countries. The Campus is provided in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
  • The public health initiative: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
    The Public Health Initiative (PHI) aims to increase the South-East Asia Region's capacity to anticipate and respond to health challenges. PHI creates opportunities for training, research and policy development between public health institutions and communities across and within countries. PHI supports a quality improvement of public health education through the South-East Asia Public Health Education Institutions network (SEAPHEIN).
  • HINARI: The Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative
    Launched in 2002, the HINARI programme was set up by WHO and major publishers. HINARI provides free or very low cost online access to major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, not-for-profit institutions in developing countries. Over 3750 journal titles are now available to health institutions in 113 countries, benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers.

  • Medicus Mundi is Medicus Mundi Switzerland's internet inventory of postgraduate training and further education opportunities in the field of International Health.