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    Recommendations and guidance on hepatitis C virus self-testing

    Despite recent advances in highly effective and affordable hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment, many people with HCV infection do not know their status. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 58 million people had chronic HCV infection globally in 2019, and only 21% of them were diagnosed. Lack...

    Guidelines for the management of symptomatic sexually transmitted infections

    Worldwide, people acquire more than 1 million curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) every day. Based on prevalence data from 2009 to 2016, in 2019, WHO published estimates of new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomoniasis, showing total estimated incident cases of 376.4 million ...

    Guidelines: updated recommendations on HIV prevention, infant diagnosis, antiretroviral initiation and monitoringand monitoring: March 2021

    The primary audience for this guideline is national HIV programme managers, people living with HIV, health-care providers and policy-makers in low- and middle-income countries. This guideline update will be a useful resource for clinicians and should help to shape the priorities of policy-makers in devel...

    WHO guidelines for malaria

    The consolidated WHO Guidelines for malaria present all of the current WHO recommendations for malaria. These are the product of careful evaluation following standardized methods as part of the WHO normative processes [1]. WHO uses strictly defined processes to assess the quality, consistency and complet...

    WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis. Module 2: screening – systematic screening for tuberculosis disease

    Tuberculosis (TB) is a leading cause of death from a single infectious agent, despite being largely curable and preventable. In 2019 an estimated 2.9 million of the 10 million people who fell ill with TB were not diagnosed or reported to the World Health Organization. The Political Declaration adopted by...

    WHO recommendation on uterine balloon tamponade for the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage

    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of at least 500 mL within 24 hours after birth and affects about 5% of all women giving birth around the world. Globally, nearly one quarter of all maternal deaths are associated with PPH and, in most low-income countries, it is the main ca...

    Updated recommendations on service delivery for the treatment and care of people living with HIV

    WHO promotes a public health approach to programming and delivering antiretroviral therapy (ART), which has enabled access to treatment and care for people living with HIV to be scaled up in resource-limited settings. The 2016 WHO consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating an...

    Guideline: infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission - 2 ed

    In 2018, the World Health Assembly, through resolution WHA71.9 on infant and young child feeding, affirmed that “the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding contributes substantially to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals on nutrition and health and is a core element of qual...

    WHO Guideline on the prevention of drowning through provision of day-care and basic swimming and water safety skills

    This guideline addresses: provision of day-care for children under the age of 6 years and provision of basic swimming skills and water safety training to children aged 6 years and older. Developed following GRADE methodology, approved by the WHO Guideline Review Committee and intended for use by policy-m...