Resultados: 17

    Classification et traitement des cas de pneumonie chez l’enfant dans les établissements de santé selon l’OMS: version révisée: résumé des données

    Dans le but d’accroître le nombre d’enfants ayant accès au traitement adapté, la classification et le guide thérapeutique simplifiés de l’OMS pour la prise en charge de la pneumonie de l’enfant dans les établissements de santé de premier niveau et les services de consultation ambulatoire o...

    WHO position paper on mammography screening

    Every year, breast cancer kills more than 500,000 women around the world. In resource-poor settings, a majority of women with breast cancer are diagnosed at an advanced stage of disease; their five-year survival rates are low, ranging from 10-40%. In settings where early detection and basic treatment are...

    WHO guidelines for treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2-3 and adenocarcinoma in situ: cryotherapy, large loop excision of the transformation zone, and cold knife conization

    Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) is a premalignant lesion that is diagnosed by histology as CIN1, CIN2, or CIN3. If left untreated, CIN2 or CIN3 (collectively referred to as CIN2+) can progress to cervical cancer. There are three principal treatments for CIN available in low- and middle-income co...

    WHO recommendations for augmentation of labour

    Optimizing outcomes for women in labour at the global level requires evidence-based guidance of health workers to improve care through appropriate patient selection and use of effective interventions. In this regard, WHO published recommendations for induction of labour in 2011. The goal of the present g...

    WHO recommendation on community mobilization through facilitated participatory learning and action cycles with women’s groups for maternal and newborn health

    This report summarizes the final recommendation and the process for developing the guideline on the effectiveness of community mobilization through facilitated participatory learning and action cycles with women’s groups for maternal and newborn health. The primary audience for this guideline is health...

    Revised WHO classification and treatment of pneumonia in children at health facilities: evidence summaries

    The revised guidelines present two major changes to existing guidelines: (A) there are now just 2 categories of pneumonia instead of 3 (“pneumonia” which is treated at home with oral amoxicillin and “severe pneumonia” which requires injectable antibiotics) and (B) oral amoxicillin replaces oral c...

    Guidelines on post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV and the use of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for HIV-related infections among adults, adolescents and children: recommendations for a public health approach: December 2014 supplement to the 2013 consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection

    In this second supplement (December 2014) to the 2013 consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection, recommendations from two guideline development processes are included: post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV; the use of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for H...

    Hormonal contraceptive methods for women at high risk of HIV and living with HIV: 2014 guidance statement

    During 9–12 March 2014, WHO convened a meeting of the Guideline Development Group (GDG) comprising 52 individuals representing a wide range of stakeholders, for the purpose of reviewing, and where appropriate, revising its Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use, fourth edition (MEC) guidanc...

    WHO indoor air quality guidelines: household fuel combustion

    Almost 3 billion people, in low- and middle-income countries mostly, still rely on solid fuels (wood, animal dung, charcoal, crop wastes and coal) burned in inefficient and highly polluting stoves for cooking and heating. In 2012 alone, no fewer than 4.3 million children and adults died prematurely from ...

    Personal protective equipment in the context of filovirus disease outbreak response

    This document provides a summary of recommendations for personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used by health workers providing clinical care for patients with filovirus infection (Ebola and Marburg). The document covers the principles guiding the PPE use, recommendations, PPE technical specifications...