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    WHO guideline on syphilis screening and treatment for pregnant women

    Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a major public health problem worldwide, affecting quality of life and causing serious morbidity and mortality. STIs have a direct impact on reproductive and child health through infertility, cancers and pregnancy complications, and they have an indirect impact ...

    Guideline: preventive chemotherapy to control soil-transmitted helminth infections in at-risk population groups

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on preventive chemotherapy (deworming), as a public health intervention in areas endemic for soil-transmitted helminths, to decrease the worm burden of soil-transmitted helminth infections in children, adolescent girls, women of reproducti...

    Communicating risk in public health emergencies: a WHO guideline for emergency risk communication (ERC) policy and practice

    During public health emergencies, people need to know what health risks they face, and what actions they can take to protect their health and lives. Accurate information provided early, often, and in languages and channels that people understand, trust and use, enables individuals to make choices and tak...

    Guía de práctica clínica sobre glaucoma de ángulo abierto

    Esta guía de práctica clínica (GPC) pretende servir como instrumento para disminuir la incertidumbre y la variabilidad en la detección, tratamiento y control de las personas con glaucoma de ángulo abierto. Con esta GPC se busca ofrecer recomendaciones que puedan ser de utilidad en la toma de decisio...

    Guía de Práctica Clínica para la tamización, diagnóstico y tratamiento de personas con infección por el virus de la hepatitis C

    El alcance y objetivos de la GPC “para la tamización, diagnóstico y tratamiento de personas con infección por el virus de la hepatitis C” sigue el alcance y los objetivos propuestos en la guía “GUIDELINES FOR THE SCREENING, CARE AND TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH HEPATITIS C INFECTION”, la cual ti...

    WHO recommendations: intrapartum care for a positive childbirth experience

    This up-to-date, comprehensive and consolidated guideline on essential intrapartum care brings together new and existing WHO recommendations that, when delivered as a package, will ensure good-quality and evidence-based care irrespective of the setting or level of health care. The recommendations present...

    HIV and infant feeding in emergencies: operational guidance

    Many millions of people around the world are affected by emergencies, the majority of whom are women and children. Among them are many who are known to be living with HIV and others who may not know their HIV status. In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICE...

    WHO recommendation on duration of bladder catheterization after surgical repair of simple obstetric urinary fistula

    Following standardized operating procedures in accordance with the process described in the WHO handbook for guideline development [LINK]. WHO has issued a new recommendation on the length of bladder catheterization following surgical repair of a simple obstetric urinary fistula. Currently the length of ...

    Diretrizes para detecção precoce do câncer de mama no Brasil. II - Novas recomendações nacionais, principais evidências e controvérsias

    Resumo: O câncer de mama é a principal causa de morte por câncer em mulheres no Brasil. As novas diretrizes para detecção precoce no Brasil foram elaboradas com base em revisões sistemáticas da literatura sobre riscos e possíveis benefícios de diversas estratégias de detecção precoce. O objet...