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    WHO Guidelines for the pharmacological and radiotherapeutic management of cancer pain in adults and adolescents

    Cancers are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, responsible for 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Pain is experienced by 55% of patients undergoing anti-cancer treatment and by 66% of patients who have advanced, metastatic, or terminal disease. This can be ...

    Medical management of abortion

    Medical abortion care encompasses the management of various clinical conditions including spontaneous and induced abortion (both viable and non-viable pregnancies), incomplete abortion and intrauterine fetal demise, as well as post-abortion contraception. Medical management of abortion generally involves...

    WHO guidelines on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes

    The overall goal of this guideline is to assist national governments and national and international partners to improve the design, implementation, performance and evaluation of CHW programmes, contributing to the progressive realization of universal health coverage....

    Guidelines for malaria vector control

    The Guidelines for malaria vector control provide a “one-stop shop” for all countries and partners working to implement effective malaria vector control measures. They cover the 2 core malaria vector control interventions – ITNs and IRS – as well as supplementary interventions, namely chemical an...

    WHO environmental noise guidelines for The European Region

    Noise is an important public health issue. It has negative impacts on human health and well-being and is a growing concern. The WHO Regional Office for Europe has developed these guidelines, based on the growing understanding of these health impacts of exposure to environmental noise. The main purpose of...

    VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care

    DESCRIPTION: In April 2017, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) approved a joint clinical practice guideline for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS: The VA/DoD Evidence-Based Practice Work Group convened a joint VA/DoD guideline developme...

    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...

    Systematic screening for active tuberculosis: an operational guide

    Early detection of tuberculosis (TB) is essential to improve health outcomes for people with TB, and to reduce TB transmission more effectively. Systematic screening in high risk groups is a complement to efforts to improve the patient-initiated pathway to TB diagnosis (that is, diagnosing TB among peopl...

    WHO recommendations: optimizing health worker roles to improve access to key maternal and newborn health interventions through task shifting

    The World Health Organization’s recommendations on optimizing the roles of health workers aim to help address critical health workforce shortages that slow down progress towards the health-related Millennium Development Goals. A more rational distribution of tasks and responsibilities among cadres of h...