WHO resources on COVID-19

WHO has developed numerous resources on COVID-19. An indicative list follows:

WHO Training course on COVID-19 (3 hours)

The course provides a general introduction to nCoV and emerging respiratory viruses and is intended for public health professionals, incident managers and personnel working for the United Nations, international organizations and NGOs. It has different language versions (English, Chinese (simplified), French, Spanish) and could be useful for WONCA members. A three hour course.

>WHO training course COVID-19

Introduction: This brief introduction provides an overview of emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19.
Module A: Introduction to Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: Overall learning objective: To be able to explain why a emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19, are a global threat to human health
Module B: Detecting Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: Surveillance and Laboratory investigation: Overall learning objective: To describe how to detect and assess an emerging respiratory virus outbreak
Module C: Risk Communication and Community Engagement: Overall learning objective: To describe what strategies should be used to communicate risk and engage communities to detect, prevent and respond to COVID-19
Module D: Preventing and Responding to an emerging respiratory virus, including COVID-19: Overall learning objective: To describe strategies for preventing and controlling emerging respiratory pathogens, including coronavirus outbreaks.

Global research database on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and compiling it in a database. We update the database daily from searches of bibliographic databases, hand searches of the table of contents of relevant journals, and the addition of other relevant scientific articles that come to our attention. The entries in the database may not be exhaustive and new research will be added regularly.

>Research Database

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance

All techical guidance by date of publication or topic. Some interesting examples include:
- Global Surveillance for human infection with COVID-19
- getting your workplace ready for Covid-19
- Risk communication package for Health Care Facilities

>All technical guidance