Why Umemba Health Academy?

Whether you are a volunteer, new to the field, or in need of a refresher, our blended learning programs feature something for everybody. Umemba Health Academy is for you if...

  • You are a lay-person or volunteer interested in Community Health Work

  • You are a front-line worker in the public health or healthcare setting

  • You are a Community Health Worker or other healthcare or public health professional needing continuing education hours or seeking professional development

  • You're seeking certification as a Community Health Worker or Community Health Worker Instructor

  • You want to be a become a more knowledgeable resource for the clients and communities you serve

What makes Umemba Health Academy different?

Because we know the real world isn't far from the classroom. We also know that education can be made accessible and affordable to all learners by creating exceptional learning experiences using digital tools. Our blending training programs provide interactive and engaging learning experiences so learners can quickly achieve results that are easily replicated in the real world. Umemba Health is a Texas DSHS-approved provider of CHW and CHW Instructor certification and continuing education. (Certificate #68, Expiration 2/2023).

Reinforce Your Learning

Additional educational resources, access to virtual community, and live instructor-led sessions

  • Bonus material

    Downloadable resources to enhance learning

  • Private community

    Share information, get support and network with other learners inside a private community

  • Live Sessions

    Ask questions in real-time with virtual instructor-led sessions.

What are others saying about Umemba Health Academy?

See what other participants have said about our virtual training programs

"Engaging and Interactive"

Tasha Whitaker

I would recommend Umemba Health to people who need an engaging, interactive educational experience. The information is relevant and easy to follow.

"Fantastic learning experience"

Kat Joel

You put together a fantastic learning experience and I felt so lucky to have been a part of the audience.

"Knowledgeable and professional"

Cynthia Miller

I really enjoyed you all classes, it has been a blessing. You all are very knowledgeable and very professional.

"Growth and learning"

Kristi Rivers

Thanks for the time spent on helping us become better CHWs..It's always room for growth and learning new information. Thank you!

Nancy Cardona-Price

I hope you can continue to offer more great learning tools.

Elevate Your Multidimensional skillset

Download the self-assessment and career plan to assess your current skill level and create a professional development plan that is relevant to your position and career aspirations.

Did you miss the 2021 Virtual CHW Summit!

No Worries. You can watch it on-demand!

As a Community Health Worker, you are the heart and soul of public health. You have incredible expertise and the opportunity to impact individuals and communities to improve lives. The Virtual CHW Summit can help you sharpen your skills, increase your knowledge and deepen your expertise. This year's theme is "Elevating the Multidimensional Skill-set of Community Health Workers". The goal of the Summit is to provide continuing education, professional development, and networking opportunities for Community Health Workers and CHW Instructors. Earn CEs and catch the Summit on-demand!
Watch Intro Video