CoHELP Online Training

This is a PNG-Aus partnership training program for health workers.


COVID-19 Healthcare E-Learning Platform
How do we tackle COVID-19 in PNG health services?
Preparation for COVID-19

The National Department of Health in partnership with the Australian Government, endorsed by WHO PNG, continue to deliver this essential online training on COVID-19 outbreak in Papua New Guinea.

This training is developed for all healthcare workers, students, volunteers and it contains practical resources and scenario training. Free Registration Here

You can access it from your smartphone, tablet or computer. You will have access to:

  • Recorded lectures
  • Interactive trainings
  • Practical resources
  • Discussion forums
  • Weekly live Q&A's with expert lecturers
  • Certification as you complete modules

Here is a quote from one of the graduates who completed the course last year;

"While doing CoHELP online, i learnt most how to do online courses. I understand now the new normal of COVID-19, and the ways of infection controls and how to apply (them) in a clinical area. Receiving the certificate was the biggest boost for current training in the clinic."

If you need help attainng internet services, using the platform or if you are interested in being a local advocate for CoHELP contact us by emailing; Mobile#: 75726702 or any PHA representative. We can organise internet connections, IT and learning support or other resources you need.

Day and Time for Webinar

Live webinar discussions are on Fridays at 2pm PNG time.

You can join these webinars by clicking on this link every Friday: Zoom Webinar

If you have missed the seminar, you can access the recorded versions on the platform at any time. Simply Log onto: CoHELP Online Training Here

and click on the Seminar Tile.

Wibinar Series Schedule and Topics

9th April - Introduction to COVID 19
16th April - Infection Control Basics
23th April - Principles of Outbreak Control
30th April - Infection Control Management
7th May - Clinical Management Basics
14th May - Emergency Department
21th May - Pregnancy and Birthing
28th May - Adapting Essential Services
4th June - Clinical Management Advanced
11th June - Vaccination
18th June - Critical Care (ICU)
25th June - Adapting Child Health
2nd July - Theatre Management
9th July - Diagnostics and Testing
16th July - Nursing SEminar + GRaduates Announcement
20th August - Introduction to COVID 19
27th August - Infection Control Basics
3rd September - Principles of Outbreaks
10th September - Infection Control Management
17th September - No Seminar
24th September - Clinical Management Basics
1st October - Emergency Department
8th October - Pregnancy and Birthing
15th October - Adapting Essential Services
22nd October - Clinical Management
29th October - Vaccination
5th November - Critical Care (ICU)
12th Novemeber - Adapting Child Health
19th Novemeber - Theatre Management
26th Novemeber - Diagnostics and Testing
3rd December - Nursing Seminar + Graduates Announcement

The Covid-19 E-Learning Platform (CoHELP) is brought to you by the Australian Government in partnership with the Government of Papua New Guinea and implemented by:

  • PNGAus Partnership
  • National Department of Health
  • World Health Organization
  • JID
  • Burnet Institute-Medical Research Practical Action