We've collated online resources for training in outbreaks so you can find appropriate courses to support you in your work.
COVID-19 & Community Health Workers This 2-day orientation training on COVID-19 for community health workers (CHWs) has been designed as a rapid and practical field-level orientation that can be given with little recourse to technology and adapted by individual countries as needed.
BSAFE is the new online security awareness training. It replaces both Basic Security in the Field (BSITF) and Advanced Security in the Field (ASITF). BSAFE is mandatory for all UN personnel, including staff, interns and consultants.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) injuries and incidents. Public Health England gives you access to a variety of learning activities including e-learning and face-to-face courses to help prepare for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) injuries and incidents. To access the resources, visit CBRN injuries and incidents.
Gender Equality, UN Coherence and You. This course aims to develop and/or strengthen awareness and understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment as a first step towards behavioral change and the integration of a gender perspective into everyday work for all UN staff at headquarters, regional and country levels. To access the course, visit Gender Equality, UN Coherence and You.
Incident Management System (WHO). Gain a foundational understanding of the Incident Management System (IMS) structure and its procedures, by visiting WHO Incident Management System.
Public health interventions in pandemics and epidemics (WHO). Update your knowledge on infectious hazards management and the interventions needed to better manage disease outbreaks and health emergencies while strengthening your access to tools, resources and expertise across WHO interventions. Access the resources by visiting Public health interventions in pandemics and epidemics.
Safeguarding essentials for humanitarian workers. An interactive, scenario-focused course that will build your understanding of what safeguarding is and its importance in the humanitarian and development sector. To access the course, visit Safeguarding essentials for humanitarian workers.
Wellness and resilience for frontline workers and managers. This course will assist you in understanding the impact that stress is having on your lives and how to build personal and organisational resilience. To access the course, visit Wellness and resilience for frontline workers and managers.
Introduction to International Humanitarian Law. An introductory course on the basics of International Humanitarian Law (IHL). It is principally addressed to humanitarian practitioners, policy-makers and other professionals who are keen on understanding how and when this body of law applies, and whom it protects. To access the course, visit Introdution to International Humanitarian Law.
Global Health Photography Ethics for Field Epidemiology Training Programs. As field epidemiologists routinely work and often photograph subjects in ethically sensitive situations, TEPHINET identified the need to provide information on ethical considerations in global health photography targeting the FETP community.
Scientific Writing Online Training (English) This course originated as a three-day scientific writing workshop for global Field Epidemiology Training Program residents and emerging authors. Materials were converted to an e-learning course to expand reach and increase flexibility and convenience for learners. This scientific writing course guides learners through the process of writing and publishing an original research manuscript (called a “scientific paper” throughout this course). The course includes both infectious and non- communicable disease examples. To access the course, visit
Entomology in Public Health (English) / Entomología en Salud Pública (Español) This course will give you an overview on entomology basic concepts and will introduce you to groups of medical importance, concepts related to viral vector-borne diseases, parasitic vector-borne diseases, and vector control.