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    Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services Guideline

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on protection, promotion and support of optimal breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services, as a public health intervention. It is intended to contribute to discussions among stakeholders when selecting or priorit...

    Iodine thyroid blocking Guidelines for use in planning and responding to radiological and nuclear emergencies

    The technical guidance provided in these guidelines aims to support public health preparedness for radiation emergencies in Member States, as required by the International Health Regulations (IHR). It is confined to planning and implementation of ITB before and during a radiation emergency. These guideli...

    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...

    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 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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    Guía de práctica clínica para la prevención de eventos tromboembólicos venosos durante la gestación, el parto o el puerperio

    RESUMEN Objetivo: reducir la variabilidad injustificada y apoyar a los profesionales de la salud con la mejor evidencia en torno a la efectividad y seguridad de las intervenciones disponibles para la prevención de eventos tromboembólicos venosos durante la gestación, el parto o el puerperio, y gener...