Available courses

    Health Financing Policy for Universal Health Coverage (self-paced)

    This course aims to improve understanding of health financing policy, and how it can support progress towards universal health coverage (UHC). Based on WHO’s health systems framework, the different functions of health financing policy, namely revenue raising, pooling, purchasing, and benefit package design, are each discussed in detail with extensive country illustrations.

    Self-paced (approximately 6 hours of course time)

    Politique de Financement de la Santé pour la Couverture Santé Universelle (self-paced)

    This course aims to improve understanding of health financing policy, and how it can support progress towards universal health coverage (UHC). Based on WHO’s health systems framework, the different functions of health financing policy, namely revenue raising, pooling, purchasing, and benefit package design, are each discussed in detail with extensive country illustrations.

    Self-paced (approximately 6 hours of course time)

    Финансирование здравоохранения (self-paced)

    This course aims to improve understanding of health financing policy, and how it can support progress towards universal health coverage (UHC). Based on WHO’s health systems framework, the different functions of health financing policy, namely revenue raising, pooling, purchasing, and benefit package design, are each discussed in detail with extensive country illustrations.

    Self-paced (approximately 6 hours of course time)

    Public Financial Management – 2021

    This module will look at some of the issues surrounding Public Financial Management (PFM) and explore how PFM can provide a supportive environment for health financing reform toward universal health coverage.

    Self-paced (approximately 1 hour of course time)

    Cross-Programmatic Efficiency Analysis – 2021 (Self-Paced)

    This module on Cross-Programmatic Efficiency Analysis will provide you with an approach to analysing efficiency across health programmes within a health system. Through analysing health programmes based on their common health system functions, you can see how they interact with one another and the overall system, and where inefficiencies can be identified.

    Self-paced (approximately 1 hour of course time)

    WHO Training for Health Financing Assessment Experts – 2021

    WHO Training for Health Financing Assessment Experts - 2021
    This virtual training will support the systematic implementation of two diagnostic assessments:  1) the Health Financing Progress Matrix; and 2) the Cross-Programmatic Efficiency Analysis by building capacity across a set of health financing and system experts. This tailored training course will focus on content, process, and implementation of these two assessments.

    Facilitated course (approximately 20 hours of course time)

    Advanced Course on Health Financing for UHC 2021

    Health financing is a core function of all health systems and can enable progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) by improving effective service coverage and financial protection.

    Since 2013 the WHO Health Financing Team in Geneva has held an advanced face-to-face course on health financing for UHC for low- and middle-income countries; the course complements WHO’s e-Learning Course on Health Financing Policy for UHC. To respond to the situation presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, this completely new course provides an online facilitated advanced health financing course.

    Facilitated course (approximately 25 hours of course time)

    iSupport For Dementia - Training and support manual for carers of people with dementia - 2021 - Wales, UK -ENG

    iSupport is WHO’s skills and knowledge training programme for carers of people with dementia. Through its five modules, iSupport aims to prevent and/or decrease mental and physical health problems associated with caregiving and to improve the quality of life of those caring for people with dementia.

    Self-paced (approximately 7 hours of course time)

    iSupport For Dementia - Training and support manual for carers of people with dementia - 2021

    iSupport is WHO’s skills and knowledge training programme for carers of people with dementia. Through its five modules, iSupport aims to prevent and/or decrease mental and physical health problems associated with caregiving and to improve the quality of life of those caring for people with dementia.

    Self-paced (approximately 7 hours of course time)

    Engaging Communities in Preventing Suicide

    The first e-learning course on Engaging Communities in Preventing Suicide has now been launched.

    This e-learning course comprises six modules which cover a step-by-step guidance on how to engage communities in suicide prevention. Each module covers a particular step in the process of developing, implementing and evaluating an action plan for suicide prevention led from within the community. This course is designed for anyone interested in developing activities to prevent suicide in their local community.

    Self-paced (approximately 7 hours of course time)