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    COVID-19 rapid guideline: vitamin D

    This guideline covers vitamin D use in the context of COVID‑19. It is for adults, young people and children in hospitals and community settings. Vitamin D is important for bone and muscle health. It may also have a role in the body's immune response to respiratory viruses. On 14 July 2022, we removed t...

    Guideline No 427: folic acid and multivitamin supplementation for prevention of folic acid–sensitive congenital anomalies

    J. obstet. gynaecol. Can; 44 (6), 2022
    To provide updated guidance on pre-conception folic acid and multivitamin supplementation for primary and secondary (recurrence) prevention of neural tube defects and other folate-sensitive congenital anomalies. Women aged 12-45 years who could become pregnant should be aware of the risk of serious birth...

    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

    The World Health Organization’s comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) guideline WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience was first published in 2016 with the objective of improving the quality of routine health care that all women and adolescent girls receive during pregna...

    WHO recommendation on Calcium supplementation before pregnancy for the prevention of pre-eclampsia and its complications

    The primary goal of this recommendation is to improve the quality of care and outcomes for pregnant women and women intending to become pregnant, particularly those related to prevention of pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and resulting complications. This recommendation may be of interest to professional societ...

    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Multiple micronutrient supplements during pregnancy

    This updated recommendation is relevant to all pregnant women and adolescent girls receiving comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) in any healthcare facility or community-based setting, and to their unborn fetuses and newborns. The question was prioritized during the ANC guideline development process. In 20...

    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...

    Guideline: daily iron supplementation in infants and children

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on daily iron supplementation in infants and children, as a public-health intervention for the prevention of anaemia and iron deficiency. It includes recommendations for iron supplementation in countries where malaria is prevalent. The gui...

    Guideline: daily iron supplementation in adult women and adolescent girls

    This guideline provides a global, evidence-informed recommendation on daily iron supplementation in menstruating adult women and adolescents, as a public-health intervention for the prevention of anaemia and iron deficiency. The guideline aims to help Member States and their partners in their efforts to ...

    Guideline: iron supplementation in postpartum women

    This guideline provides a global, evidence-informed recommendation on iron supplementation in postpartum women, as a public health intervention for the purpose of improving maternal and infant health outcomes. The guideline aims to help Member States and their partners in their efforts to make informed d...

    ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in dementia

    Clin. nutr; 34 (6), 2015
    BACKGROUND: Older people suffering from dementia are at increased risk of malnutrition due to various nutritional problems, and the question arises which interventions are effective in maintaining adequate nutritional intake and nutritional status in the course of the disease. It is of further interest w...