OpenWHO platform informs about the Coronavirus

Hosted by Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI), the platform OpenWHO of the World Health Organization provides several COVID-19 courses in various languages for healthcare workers, decision makers and the public.


[Translate to Englisch:] openHPI Kurs Coronavirus

OpenWHO is an interactive, web-based platform hosted by HPI that offers online courses for people preparing to work in epidemics, pandemics and health emergencies or already doing so. As the Corona outbreak continues to evolve, WHO will add new resources and update existing courses to best reflect the fast-changing context of the pandemic. Since the end of January, 200,000 people have already used the services of OpenWHO.

openHPI informs about the Coronavirus in German

openHPI.de, the online learning platform of HPI offers opportunities for online education in times of the Corona pandemic. This includes information and services offered by the Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) and WHO. Click here for the course with current videos and news on the Coronavirus in German.

In times of the pandemic, the HPI would like to make the best possible use of its available resources to educate about COVID-19 and inform about correct behavior regarding the handling of the virus. With its broad reach, openHPI is very well suited for this, says Professor Christoph Meinel, Director of the HPI.

openHPI online course

  • Start: March 3, 2020
  • Period: until 30 June, 2020
  • Language: German
  • Enroll here

Further reading recommendation

Moreover, we recommend the article “Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now” in which Thomas Pueyo uses data, diagrams and models to illustrate the exponential spread of the Coronavirus in a clear and understandable way.

We hope that we can make a small contribution to contain the pandemic. Stay healthy!

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