PAHO launches virtual course on health workforce planning for universal access to health and universal health coverage
More than 160 people participated in the launch of the course "Introduction to health workforce planning for universal access to health and universal health coverage,” available at the Virtual Campus of Public Health of the Pan American Health Organization. 
PAHO launches Introductory Course on Assistive Technology in the Americas
The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), launched the Introductory Course on Assistive Technology in the Americas in a webinar attended by more than 130 people from 22 countries. 
Health care providers from the English-speaking Caribbean participated in a virtual course on Stigma reduction
One hundred and seven primary health care providers from sixteen English speaking countries from the sub-region of the Caribbean (Antigua, Barbuda, Barbados, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Monserrat, Trinidad & Tobago,  Turks & Caicos, Suriname, Saint Kitts & Nevis, and Saint Lucia), enrolled in the Region’s first virtual course on stigma reduction.
Some 220 professionals complete the course on implementation and strengthening of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Some 220 professionals from countries of the Americas completed the second edition of the Pan American Health Organization's Course on Implementation and Strengthening of Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Programs, hosted at the Virtual Campus for Public Health. This educational initiative was designed to provide health professionals with the tools they need for planning, implementing, and monitoring activities to optimize antimicrobial use in hospitals. 
Professionals of the Americas complete PAHO course to improve country surveillance of antimicrobial consumption
More than 570 professionals completed the course on World Health Organization methodology for the surveillance of antimicrobial consumption, offered by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). This second edition of the course was taken by professionals from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The five modules of this online self-learning...
PAHO offers new free courses to strengthen public health
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is offering a series of new open access virtual courses to strengthen the knowledge and competencies of health workers in several public health disciplines. With 1.7 million users, PAHO's Virtual Public Health Campus is a network of people, institutions and organizations that have been sharing public health courses, resources, and information since its establishment in 2008.  The self-study courses made available at the virtual campus allow...