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    Guidelines for diagnosing, preventing and managing cryptococcal disease among adults, adolescents and children living with HIV

    Cryptococcal disease is one of the most common opportunistic infections among people living with advanced HIV disease and is a major contributor to severe illness, morbidity, and mortality, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. These guidelines update the recommendations that were first released in 2018 ...

    WHO guideline on self-care interventions for health and well-being, 2022 revision: executive summary

    A global shortage of an estimated 18 million health workers is anticipated by 2030, a record 130 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, and there is the global threat of pandemics such as COVID-19. At least 400 million people worldwide lack access to the most essential health services, an...

    WHO guideline for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in HIV co-infected patients in East Africa and South-East Asia 

    The leishmaniases are a group of diseases caused by Leishmania spp., which occur in cutaneous, mucocutaneous and visceral forms. They are neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which disproportionately affect marginalized populations who have limited access to health care. HIV co-infected patients with Leis...

    Guideline: fortification of wheat flour with vitamins and minerals as a public health strategy

    This guideline provides locally adaptable, clear, evidence-informed global recommendations on the fortification of wheat flour with vitamins and minerals as a public health strategy to improve the micronutrient status of populations, which are grounded in gender, equity and human rights approaches with t...

    Maternal and fetal assessment update: imaging ultrasound before 24 weeks of pregnancy

    This recommendation is an update of one of the 49 recommendations that were published in the WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience. The recommendation was developed initially using the standardized operating procedures described in the WHO handbook for guideline develo...

    WHO guideline for screening and treatment of cervical pre-cancer lesions for cervical cancer prevention, second edition: use of mRNA tests for human papillomavirus (‎HPV)‎

    This WHO and HRP guideline is designed to help countries make faster progress, more equitably, on the screening and treatment of cervical cancer. This document includes guidance on an important additional option for cervical screening, the use of mRNA (messenger RNA) HPV testing. This gives countries a...

    WHO recommendations on antiplatelet agents for the prevention of pre-eclampsia

    In 2019, the Executive Guideline Steering Group (GSG) for the World Health Organization (WHO) maternal and perinatal health recommendations prioritized updating the then current WHO recommendations on antiplatelet agents for the prevention of pre-eclampsia. This decision was based on new evidence on the ...

    Guideline for clinical management of exposure to lead

    The purpose of the WHO Guideline for clinical management of exposure to lead is to assist physicians in making decisions about the diagnosis and treatment of lead exposure for individual patients and in mass poisoning incidents. The guideline presents evidence-informed recommendations on: the interpret...