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Betel nut is the fourth most commonly used psychoactive substance in the world after tobacco, alcohol and caffeine. Its main active psychoactive component, called arecoline, is thought to cause adverse health effects. The International Agency for …

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healthcare – POLHN

(4 days ago) POLHN is one of the most reliable online site for free health related courses. Students only need to dedicate a bit of their time to study. I really believe POLHN is an amazing platform. Latest stories. Studying with POLHN is mind blowing. POLHN is a flexible way of learning

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Free Certificates Online Mental Health Program POLHN

(8 days ago) Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) aims to scale up care for priority mental, neurological and substance use conditions (such as depression, psychosis, alcohol use, and suicide/self-harm). mhGAP Intervention Guide (mhGAP-IG) is a clinical protocol for management of priority mental health conditions by non-specialist health care providers.

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Free Health Information Management Certificates POLHN

(4 days ago) This free health information management course from POLHN is for a health worker looking to enhance their understanding of how a health information system functions, data sourcing, data management and data analysis. The course is self-paced and comes equipped with short assessments, as well as a completion certificate. Join today for a rewarding experience.

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Advanced Infection Control Course

(6 days ago) Infection Prevention and Control is an important component in health care delivery having public health importance. This activity needs to be supervised and monitored from time to time to identify good practices and to identify shortcomings. This will help the authorities to …

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Free Certificates Infection Prevention Control Online

(3 days ago) To sensitize health care workers in standard precautions to be taken while handling patients. To emphasize the uses and importance of personal protective equipment health care delivery. Unlike various other online infection control courses for nurses, practitioners and public health workers which may not cover infection topics at length or have

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Free Online Course HIV/AIDS & TB Certificates POLHN

(6 days ago) Health workers can learn about the cultural and community standards as well as the science involved in the spread, prevention, and the treatment of the two diseases. Using this knowledge, health workers will be able to create educational materials that are both scientifically accurate and culturally acceptable.

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Physical Fitness & Activity Training

(3 days ago) In this POLHN self-paced program, you will learn what is physical activity and how it helps in improving the health of individuals and communities. The course also covers different age-related guidelines and provides information on intensity of the physical activity training for different age brackets.

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Certificate Verification – POLHN

(3 days ago) POLHN is one of the most reliable online site for free health related courses. Students only need to dedicate a bit of their time to study. I really believe POLHN is an amazing platform. Latest stories. Studying with POLHN is mind blowing. POLHN is a flexible way of learning

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Free Online Food Handler Training & Certificates Course

(9 days ago) If you are looking to further your career as a Food Inspector, POLHN is offering a free online food handler training course. In line with WHO's regional food safety strategy, this 10-week course offers quality content broken down into self-paced, easy-to-understand …

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Learning Centres – POLHN

(4 days ago) POLHN is one of the most reliable online site for free health related courses. Students only need to dedicate a bit of their time to study. I really believe POLHN is an amazing platform. Latest stories. Studying with POLHN is mind blowing. POLHN is a flexible way of learning

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Healthy Islands Health Promotion Training POLHN

(Just Now) It focuses on the resource booklet on healthy islands, which was developed by health promotion experts and has been transformed to a POLHN online course for Pacific Island public health workers. This course is intended to be a resource in the Pacific islands to implement low-cost, sustainable, and effective health promotion programmes and projects.

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Learn Free Online Nutrition Course

(4 days ago) It has been estimated that nearly 45% of deaths in children under 5 years of age can be attributed to inadequate nutrition. According to experts, investments in nutrition have a high benefit-cost ratio of 16 to 1.POLHN has designed a comprehensive free online introduction to nutrition course for nurses and health

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Quality Improvement for Healthcare

(3 days ago) A range of different approaches have been applied to health care for the purpose of improving health care from developing standards and guidelines, supervision, training, process improvement, audit and feedback to large-scale collaborative improvement and accreditation.

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Getting Credit – POLHN

(2 days ago) Health care providers are encouraged to use POLHN self-paced courses for continuing education, and one hour of POLHN course equals one continuing education hour. The exact licence renewal requirements for the different health professionals in FSM are as follows:

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Nurses CPD Courses POLHN

(4 days ago) Pneumonia is a major cause of death in children under 5 years of age worldwide, killing over 920,000 children under the age of 5 in 2015. While its prevalence has decreased over the last two decades, pneumonia remains a major contributor to the death of young children under 5 globally.The course has been designed to help health workers to

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Scholarships – POLHN

(Just Now) Travel allowance: AU$3,000 (provision to pay up to $4,500 under special circumstances) Establishment allowance: $2,000 (fellowships) or $4,000 (scholarships) Monthly stipend: $3,000 (paid up to the maximum category duration on a pro-rata basis) Health insurance for the full category duration.

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Courses – POLHN

(5 days ago) Aimed at the health workers associated with immunisation programmes, this provides technical and managerial information for the planning, monitoring and evaluation of immunisation programmes on a large scale. Enrol Now Details. Nutrition - An Introduction. Nutrition - An Introduction.

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Subscribe – POLHN

(7 days ago) POLHN is one of the most reliable online site for free health related courses. Students only need to dedicate a bit of their time to study. I really believe POLHN is an amazing platform. Latest stories. Studying with POLHN is mind blowing. POLHN is a flexible way of learning

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Immunisation Essentials

(8 days ago) Aimed at the health workers associated with immunisation programmes, this free online immunisation course for nurses provides technical and managerial information for effective planning, monitoring and evaluation of immunisation programmes on a substantial scale.

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Contact Us – POLHN

(8 days ago) POLHN is one of the most reliable online site for free health related courses. Students only need to dedicate a bit of their time to study. I really believe POLHN is an amazing platform. Latest stories. Studying with POLHN is mind blowing. POLHN is a flexible way of learning

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Obesity and Overweight

(4 days ago) Prevention of obesity forms the cornerstone of any health and wellness program. If you are a health professional or a student intending to work towards promoting a healthy lifestyle in your workplace or community, the free online obesity and weight management certificates by POLHN is the perfect starting point. Study at your own pace. A completion certificate will be awarded.

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Devina Gaundan – POLHN

(6 days ago) Devina is the POLHN country coordinator for Fiji. She has been in the nursing profession in Fiji for the past 14 years, and previously looked after the coronary care unit and female medical ward at Labasa Hospital. She holds a diploma of nursing, as well as postgraduate qualifications in cardiac nursing and health service management.

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Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Health

(1 days ago) Module 4 explains what defines a health system, the importance of leadership and governance, how to access to essential commodities for case management of childhood illness, factors and interventions related to access of commodities, health financing and service delivery.

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Updated WHO guidelines on Tuberculosis – POLHN

(8 days ago) Published on: 20 Mar, 2019. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its recommendations on Tuberculosis (TB) infection prevention and control. These guidelines aim to provide a new evidence-based framework for tackling the illness, primarily focused on administrative, engineering, and respiratory protection controls.

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Free CPD Courses Certificates Salt Intake & Reduction

(9 days ago) This module considers salt intake and public health, working through some strategies to implement projects that will encourage reduced salt intake and availability. This is a methodical description of the WHO SHAKE Technical Package for Salt Reduction , but extended to examine some examples of successful interventions, and details of some

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Latest News – POLHN

(9 days ago) Latest News. Read about the latest health and education happenings from the Pacific and around the globe. POLHN is featured on UNOSSC's Knowledge Sharing and Partnership Platform. 13 Dec, 2019. United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) along with its development partners, launched ‘South-South Galaxy’– global knowledge

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Success Stories – POLHN

(3 days ago) Success Stories. POLHN students from across the Pacific and the globe share their experiences and stories with the platform. "It's the health workers that make POLHN truly special!" - interview with Fiji country coordinator Fazleen Nisha.

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Emergency Drug Guidelines

(Just Now) The course is targeted at health care professionals, student and health workers working in hospitals and in the primary health care settings. This course has been designed keeping in view the second edition of the Emergency Drug Guidelines {developed by National Drugs …

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Improving Online Learning Experience for CWM Hospital

(6 days ago) The nursing profession is the largest single health profession in Fiji. Re-evaluating skill gap is critical to ensure continuing education addresses the demand required by the scope of practice, to create a sustainable nursing workforce for Fiji.

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Diarrhea Management Training CPD Courses Certificates

(2 days ago) The course uses a range of study material such as pre-recorded videos, lecture slides, quizzes and assignments, and is developed by a team of dedicated health education experts. Getting Help Connect with other students through the discussion forum, where you …

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Namrta Devi – POLHN

(1 days ago) Namrta Devi is the POLHN focal point for Vunidawa Hospital in Fiji.She obtained an advanced diploma in nursing from Fiji National University in 2013, and later obtained two qualifications from the University of Fiji: a postgraduate certificate in nursing in 2016 and a Master in Nursing in 2017.Currently, she is employed by the Fiji Ministry of Health as a zone nurse at Vunidawa health centre.

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Become a POLHN focal point

(4 days ago) Become a POLHN focal point. POLHN focal points are appointed to manage learning centres, market CPD courses, advocate lifelong learning, and to provide support and assistance to health workers studying online. POLHN focal points provide support to the POLHN country coordinator to help them to organise, implement and coordinate culturally

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Ranjana Prabhu – POLHN

(7 days ago) Ranjana Prabhu is the POLHN focal point for central Fiji. She graduated in 2007 from Fiji National University, and works as a registered nurse at CWM hospital in Suva. Currently, she is also in her final year of her Masters in Nursing and Management from Texila American University. Contact Information:

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Hypertension and Life Style Modification – POLHN

(2 days ago) Hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in arteries is persistently higher than what normally it should be. Each year on May 17 th, World Hypertension Day is observed to acknowledge the disease’s burden on health of a significant population of the world.The uncontrolled high blood pressure is associated with number of concomitant health problems like …

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Ronila Singh – POLHN

(6 days ago) Ronila Singh is the POLHN focal point for West Fiji, based in Lautoka. She also works as a community mental health nurse at the Hope Centre in Lautoka, which covers the Lautoka-Yasawa subdivision. Contact Information:

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Partner Institutions – POLHN

(8 days ago) Fiji National University (FNU) offers graduate and postgraduate degrees in a variety of fields, including medicine, engineering, agriculture, business, and humanities. For furthering health skills and knowledge, the University’s College of Medicine offers a number of postgraduate degrees and diplomas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

(2 days ago) Yes, any individual person, universities, institutions, health education providers, professional bodies, healthcare organisations, and research entities can develop free online course for POLHN. Send us an expression of interest to [email protected] and one of our team members get in touch with you in due time.

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Free CPD Training Courses

(3 days ago) These two health concerns must be addressed by health workers. Two major concerns of areca nut and betel quid chewing include that it causes oral cancer and that users form a dependence on it. Development of oral cancer is a gradual process, but it is essential to identify precancerous lesions early because oral cancer can be painful and

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Free Nursing CPD Courses: Betel Nut (Basic) POLHN

(Just Now) Module - 2: Health Effects and Public Health Interventions. Areca nut and betel quid chewing give rise to a number of negative health consequences. This module will explain how arecoline, the major active component of areca nut leads to precancerous lesions of the oral cavity. Furthermore, there will be examples of public health interventions

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Profiles – POLHN

(1 days ago) See below for the contact information for all our staff members, and to learn a bit more about them. Artika Bandana. Artika Bandana is the POLHN focal point for Ba health centre in Fiji. She is also currently based within the health centre as an NCD project officer. Artika …

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Free Online Advanced Food Safety Course with

(5 days ago) The course uses a range of study material such as pre-recorded videos, lecture slides, quizzes and assignments, and is developed by a team of dedicated health education experts. Getting Help Connect with other students through the discussion forum, where you …

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Simaima Filiai – POLHN

(7 days ago) Simaima is the POLHN focal point for Tonga. She is an employment health project officer at the Tongan Ministry of Health, and began working with POLHN in 2013. Simaima was also a featured personality in POLHN's news. To read the interview article, click here .

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Testimonials – POLHN

(Just Now) Nurse - Ba Health Centre. Ba, Fiji. The quality of education and course material is designed in such way that is easy to absorb. The course content is very precise and to the point. Studying the course is really fun. Highly Recommended. Shavlin Kaur. Pharmacist . Nausori, Fiji.

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Bernolina Hedson – POLHN

(6 days ago) To learn more about health and education in the Federated States of Micronesia - Pohnpei, click here. About: Bernolina Hedson. Bernolina is the POLHN focal point for Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia. She is a nurse midwife at Pohnpei State Hospital and …

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Partner Institutions – POLHN

(3 days ago) Global Health E-Learning Network. The Global Health E-Learning Network (GHEL) is run by USAID and offers free, self-paced online health courses. Courses take around one to two hours to complete, and tend to focus on public health. Courses are delivered using video and text, and can also be printed out.

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