The Covid-19 E-Learning Plaform (CoHELP)-Free COVID-19 Training For Health Workers in PNG


How do we tackle COVID-19 in PNG Health Services?

Be prepared for COVID-19

New online training on practical and important COVID-19 practices is now available in response to the outbreak in PNG.

This training is developed for all health care staff, students, volunteers, it contains practical resources and scenario training.

You can access it from your smartphone, tablets, 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 training modules

To access the training all you have to do is register by clicking on the link below!

All the online content is published and available for you to work through at your own pace. You can work through with your own colleagues or on your own. We have completed one 14 week lecture series and due to the high demand for this course we will be rerunning this series in a new interactive format starting on the 18th of September.

If you need help in attaining internet service, using platform or you are interested in being a local advocate for CoHELP, contact us by emailing or any PHA representative. We can organize internet connections, IT and learning support or other resources you need.

Our Next Webinar Times

Live webinar discussions are run at 2pm (Lae time) every Friday.

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

If this time does not suit you, you can access the recorded versions on the platform at any time. By logging in to  and clicking on the Seminar Title which looks like this:

Module Eight: Seminar |

Below is the schedule and topics for the webinar series:

18th September                Introduction to COVID-19

25TH of September            Infection Control Basics

2ND October                       Principles of Outbreak Control

9th October                        Infection Control Management

16th October                      Emergency Department

23rd October                      Clinical Management Basics

30th October                      Clinical Management Advances

6th November                   Pregnancy and Birthing

13th November                 Critical Care (ICU)

27th November                 Adapting Child Health

4th November                    Theatre Management

11th December                  Diagnostics and Testing

18th December                  Nursing during COVID-19

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

Declaimer: This information was the exact copy of the public information which appeared in the The National on Friday 18th, 2020.