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Pacific Open Learning Health Net (POLHN) (pol-uh n) is a non-profit established in 2003, focused on distance education for health professionals working in Pacific. Since 2004, it has provided free online courses for continuing professional development in a wide range of disciplines. These include self-directed, blended learning, instructor-led and hybrid courses. The platform runs on free and open-source software learning management system. POLHN works with several universities institutions and Ministries of Health to develop online health related courses guided by WHO publications and accepted standard operating procedure. Since 2013 the platform looks more like a typical massive open online course (MOOC) platform.