An Innovative e-Learning Approach for Health
This project developed electronic training modules to enhance the capacities of medical students and health professionals to provide health-care services in the northern coastal region of Viet Nam. These e-modules and platform improved the coverage and quality of services in the underserviced regions, with priority given to learning related to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and marine medicine. The project also established facilities at five remote sites for greater outreach and connectivity.
Medical students and health professionals
Ministry of Health, Hai Phong University of Medicine and Pharmacy, World Health Organization (WHO) Viet Nam
June 2015–December 2018
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An effective e-learning programme enabled the design, development, delivery and testing of pilot e-learning modules on NCDs in Hai Phong University of Medicine and Pharmacy and in 4 districts in the northern coastal region of Viet Nam.
213 health workers and 660 students were trained using the modules to treat NCDs.
The e-learning platform, successful in reaching health-care workers in remote medical settings, is now being used to train frontline workers for COVID-19.