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    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...

    Management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders

    Preventable physical health conditions lead to premature mortality in people with severe mental disorders, reducing their life span by 10-20 years. The majority of these premature deaths are due to physical health conditions. The physical health of people with severe mental disorders is commonly overlook...

    Updated recommendations on first-line and second-line antiretroviral regimens and post-exposure prophylaxis and recommendations on early infant diagnosis of HIV

    Update on recommendations on antiretroviral regimens for treating and preventing HIV infection: In 2016, WHO published the consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection and recommended tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) + lamivudine (3TC) (or ...

    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 recommendation: calcium supplementation during pregnancy for prevention of pre-eclampsia and its complications

    Improving care for women during pregnancy and around the time of childbirth to prevent and treat pre-eclampsia and eclampsia is a necessary step towards the achievement of the health targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Efforts to prevent and reduce morbidity and mortality due to these co...

    WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

    The term nanomaterials refers to materials that have at least one dimension (height, width or length) that is smaller than 100 nanometres (10−7 metre), which is about the size of a virus particle. This particular size dimension represents a major characteristic of manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs). The...

    Latent TB infection: updated and consolidated guidelines for programmatic management

    Background The programmatic management of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in populations most at risk of developing TB remains a critical activity to disrupt Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission, as identified in the End TB Strategy. LTBI is defined as a state of persistent immune response to sti...

    Guidelines for the diagnosis, the prevention and the treatment of leprosy

    The Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Leprosy provide state-of-the-art knowledge and evidence on leprosy diagnosis, treatment and prevention based on a public health approach in endemic countries. The target audience of this document includes policy-makers in leprosy or infectious...

    Prevención y detección temprana de cáncer de pulmón en el primer nivel de atención

    Esta guía aborda aspectos relacionados con la prevención y la detección temprana del cáncer de pulmón en el primer nivel de atención...

    Esta guía aborda aspectos relacionados con la tromboprofilaxis en fibrilación auricular en mayores de 18 años

    Esta guía aborda aspectos relacionados con la tromboprofilaxis en fibrilación auricular en mayores de 18 años...