Event Introduction to the Smart Digital Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (Smart dIMCI) Course
Date 16 May 2024
Time 9:00 am - 10:00 am (EDT)
Language(s) English with French interpretation
Location Online


The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the Child Health Taskforce, will be hosting an orientation webinar on the new online IMCI training course. A flyer for the event can be downloaded here.In an effort to increase access to high quality child health services and meet the demands for scaling up training of primary health care workers in Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), WHO has developed an online smart digital IMCI course. The course is another option for training nurses, clinicians and doctors managing sick children with common childhood illnesses at primary health care level. It can be accessed online on the WHO Academy Platform on various electronic devices (desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone).

In this webinar WHO will introduce the new WHO Academy Platform and the online Smart dIMCI course for training health workers on Integrated Management of Childhood Illness.

The webinar will be held in English with French interpretation.


  • Dr Anshu Banerjee, Director for WHO's Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health & Ageing, WHO Geneva
  • Mr Matthew Saaks, Director, Digital Innovation, Pathfinder International, USA.
  • Dr Wilson Were, Medical Officer, Lead Child Health Services, WHO Geneva
  • Ms Vibhuti KHARA, Team Lead, Learning Delivery, and Impact, WHO Academy