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Online courses, webinars & links to key resource hubs
Online courses, webinars & links to key resource hubs
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Written by Astrid Hasund Thorseth
Updated over a week ago

Here is a list of available online courses, webinar and key resource hubs. You can also find posters, short videos and video blogs in our visual assets article.

Online Courses

The Global WASH Cluster keeps an updated list of upcoming courses.

What is COVID-19 and how might the outbreak affect you? Find out more about coronavirus and how the outbreak might affect you, in this online course from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team.

Science Matters: Let’s talk about COVID-19. A free, online course by Imperial College London on the science underpinning COVID-19, epidemiology, preparedness and response.

(WHO) Risk communication essentials: In this online course you can learn about risk communication is a core public health intervention in any disease outbreak and health emergency. It refers to the real-time exchange of information, advice and opinions between experts, officials and people who face a threat to their wellbeing, to enable informed decision-making and to adopt protective behaviours.

Germ Defence - advice for the home, to help protect you, and the people around you, from called COVID-19. The course is available here.


The Global WASH Cluster keeps an updated list of upcoming webinars

  • Rapid Actions that local level actors can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A webinar by Wash’em. The recording is available here

  • Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC): COVID-19 for SBCC practitioners. Part 1 and Part 2

  • Global Wash Cluster, UNICEF COVID-19 Global Webinar March 11 2011. Recording available here.

  • Sanitation and Water for All Webinar on COVID-19 and WASH featuring UNICEF, WHO and Governments, 27 of March 2020. Recording available here.

  • Shielding High-Risk Populations from COVID-19. A webinar by Ready Initiative, April 1st 2020. The recording from this webinar is available here.

  • Risk communication and community engagement for disease outbreaks; COVID-19. A webinar by Ready initiative 1st of April 2020. Recording available here.

  • Operationalising standards: Sphere and the COVID-19 response in camp settings, April 2nd 2020 - recording from the webinar is available here.

  • UNHCR: WASH Preparedness and response to COVID-19. Recording from the webinar on April 1st is available here.

  • The role of engineers in the coronavirus outbreak. Particular tools that engineers bring and three particular paradigms with engineering basis. Recording of the lecture is available here.

  • Communication & Behaviour Change Webinar, by OpenIDEO. Recording from the April 7th Webinar is available here

Key resource hubs

Editors note

Author:  Astrid Hasund Thorseth
Review: Sian White
Version date: 27.04.2020

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