Free online courses

  • AIDS (I) is a review of the AIDS epidemic and its role in facing unique challenges in specific areas.
  • Antimicrobial Resistance (Part 1) reviews the basic principles of AMR, the impact AMR has on individuals and society, and why it is a major public health concern.
  • Antimicrobial Resistance (Part 2) examines the major factors that contribute to the development and spread of AMR and the interventions available to address these factors.
  • Bacteria and Chronic Infections provides an introduction to bacteria and chronic infections.
  • Basic Malaria Microscopy is a review of the basics of malaria microscopy.
  • Designing HIV Prevention Programs for Key Populations equips learners with a solid understanding of the basic knowledge, skills, and approaches required to design and implement HIV prevention programs for key populations.
  • Diarrheal Disease is a review of the epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of diarrhea.
  • Ebola: Essential Knowledge for Health Professionals reviews the fundamental principles behind combatting Ebola.
  • Epidemics is a look at the fundamental scientific principles underlying epidemics and the public health actions behind their prevention and control in the 21st century.
  • Global Health – The Lessons of Ebola explores how multidisciplinary teams can work more effectively together to address global health needs.
  • Global Health Initiative – Hepatitis B Awareness examines the disease nature, symptoms, risk factors, and prevention methods of hepatitis B. 
  • Global Health Initiative – Hepatitis C Awareness is a review of hepatitis C, including its symptoms and ways to prevent and treat this disease. 
  • Global Health Initiative – Malaria Awareness is a review of malaria, from the lifecycle of the parasite to ways to diagnose and prevent this disease. 
  • HIV Basic Biology, Epidemiology, and Prevention is a review of the basics of HIV/AIDS biology, transmission, epidemiology, and prevention.
  • HIV Stigma and Discrimination explores HIV-related stigma and discrimination, including their importance and effects on behavior and HIV responses, promising practices for addressing them, and addresses the complex challenges that remain.
  • HIV/AIDS Legal and Policy Requirements provides an overview of the HIV/AIDS legislative and policy requirements that govern HIV and AIDS activities.
  • HIV/AIDS Surveillance is a background of the HIV epidemic, an overview of HIV surveillance systems and a basic understanding of HIV surveillance components.
  • Lessons from Ebola: Preventing the Next Pandemic This four-week course provides the context in which to understand the Ebola outbreak — why now, and why did so many people suffer and die? The course lays out the global governance structure — what was the global response supposed to look like, and where did it fail?
  • Malaria provides basic knowledge about the burden of malaria and effective tools to both treat and prevent malaria, and discuss the challenges and opportunities for taking these interventions to scale.
  • Malaria (II): The Global Challenge provides a look at malaria as a disease and public health challenge and the Italian campaign to eradicate malaria as a reference for global efforts. 
  • Malaria in Pregnancy provides health professionals with an overview of both the science and the programming associated with prevention and control of malaria in pregnancy (MIP).
  • Malariology is a review of malaria and its place as a major public health concern. 
  • Male Circumcision: Policy & Programming provides an overview of scientific evidence of MC’s [Male Circumcision’s] protective effect against HIV transmission, to examine the acceptability and safety of MC, to consider challenges to MC program implementation, and to provide policy and program guidance.
  • Representations of HIV/AIDS is a transdisciplinary conversation about representations of HIV/AIDS: in science writing, journalism, visual art, literature, drama, and popular culture. 
  • SARS, Avian Influenza, and Swine Flu: Lessons and Prospects provides an overview of SARS, avian influenza, and swine flu as they relate to international health.
  • Tuberculosis – Advanced Concepts focuses on tuberculosis (TB) control and prevention, information about MDR and XDR TB, childhood TB, infection control, the International Standards for TB Care (ISTC), and advocacy, communication, and social mobilization (ACSM). 
  • Tuberculosis Basics provides basic information about tuberculosis (TB) and its global impact, along with an overview of some strategies that are currently under way to control TB.
  • You Call the Shots; Hepatitis A explores the disease nature and vaccination operations around Hepatitis A.