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Better understand HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis to equip yourself with the skills to provide health education on these topics.

This is a free, self-paced course that provides online health education and certification for tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. You will learn the cultural and community standards as well as the science of diseases and the importance of prevention.

This online tuberculosis education and training program begins with general information about the diseases and their symptoms and risk factors. Next, you will study prevention and treatment. Finally, resources and communication skills are discussed, in order to help you deliver an educational message about health.

Key features of the course

This self-paced program provides online HIV and AIDS certification for nurses. At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Cite the symptoms and risk factors associated with HIV/AIDS and TB.
  • Understand how these diseases are spread and the primary prevention steps to avoid becoming infected.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining and strengthening immunity among people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Promote treatment for TB.
  • Deliver informed and effective health promoting presentations.


This module is designed for you, as a health worker, to better understand the diseases and to provide health education for different audiences. The course has self-paced interactive lessons. A quiz-exam is also available at he bottom to test your knowledge and get a certificate..

How it works

Study material

This self-paced course has been created so that it is easy to understand and easy to access. It uses a range of different materials designed by qualified experts. Mediums of teaching include pre-recorded videos, lecture slides, quizzes and assignments.

Getting help

Connect with other students through the course forum, where you can easily discuss the course or debate ideas. Your instructors are also available online to answer any questions you might have.

Extend your career with a verified certificate

POLHN self-paced courses are recognised by Pacific Ministries of Health. Once you successfully complete the course, you will receive an official certificate, which can be used for credit to gain CPD points.

Course Questions & Answers

Course summary

Course code: HIV-AIDS / TB
Average length: 2 hours
Effort: 10 hours
Number of modules: 5
Institution: World Health Organization (WHO)
Subject: HIV-AIDS/TB
Language: English
Mode: Self-paced
Status: Ongoing

Course author

Pacific Health Security

Communicable Diseases and Climate Change

World Health Organization | Division of Pacific Technical Support | Suva, Fiji

POLHN has dedicated public health professionals in its DPS research team who have decade long experiences in Health Security & Emergencies , NCDs and Health Through the Lifecourse, Health Systems.

Course focal point

Pacific Health Security

Technical support

Muhammad Noman Ali

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