Videos & training

The next outbreak? We’re not ready | Bill Gates Ted Talk, April 2015

COVID-19: Can we really learn from past outbreaks?

The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

How coronavirus will affect humanitarian aid response

What coronavirus symptoms look like, day by day

Other videos:

#BeyondTheOutbreak - UCLG Learning Kitchen (Live Learning Experience, organized by UCLG, UN-Habitat, and Metropolis, on March 25, 2020, brought together representatives from cities and partners around the world to exchange experiences on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic).

Epidemics Going Viral: Innovation vs. Nature: Session 1  

Sound files:

30 April 2010, by Anthony Flint, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (LILP) Land Matters Podcast : Episode 11: Helping Cities Through COVID-19

World Radio Switzerland: "Prof Karl Blanchet explains COVID-19 "Third Wave" (31 March 2020)

Training

WHO COVID-19: Operational Planning Guidelines and COVID-19 Partners Platform to support country preparedness and response (In order to assist UN country teams in scaling up country preparedness and response to COVID-19, WHO has developed these learning modules as a companion to the Operational Planning Guidelines to Support Country Preparedness and Response.

The training is intended:

  • For UN country teams (UNCTs)
  • For other relevant stakeholders, including partners, donors and civil society
  • To support national readiness and preparedness for COVID-19
  • To help countries increase their capacity to respond to COVID-19
  • To increase international coordination for response and preparedness
  • To streamline the process of coordinating resources and assessing country preparedness level

This learning package consists of 3 modules with videos and downloadable presentations.

WHO Responding to COVID-19 : Realtime training for the coronavirus disease outbreak

WHO COVID-19 Simulation exercise for Urban Environments