Resultados: 21

    Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infections when novel coronavirus is suspected: What to do and what not to do

    This interim guidance document aims to help clinicians with supportive management of patients who have acute respiratory failure and septic shock as a consequence of severe infection. Because other complications have been seen (renal failure, pericarditis, DIC, as above) clinicians should monitor for the...

    Guidance for national tuberculosis programmes on the management of tuberculosis in children

    This Guideline outlines the purpose and the target audience of the second edition of Guidance for national tuberculosis programmes on the management of tuberculosis in children. It discusses the difference between TB in children and adolescents and TB in adults and provides an estimate of the burden of c...

    The use of delamanid in the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: interim policy guidance

    The aim of this guidance is to provide the interim principles that should guide the use of delamanid in conjunction with WHO-recommended MDR-TB treatment. It also specifies the essential treatment and management conditions for use of this drug, in particular the patient's eligibility criteria and safety ...

    Meningitis outbreak response in sub-Saharan Africa: WHO guideline

    For over 100 years, major epidemics of meningococcal disease have occurred every few years within the African meningitis belt, which runs across the continent from Senegal to Ethiopia. The objectives of this review were to revise WHO guidelines on control of epidemic meningitis in subSaharan Africa conce...

    Classification et traitement des cas de pneumonie chez l’enfant dans les établissements de santé selon l’OMS: version révisée: résumé des données

    Dans le but d’accroître le nombre d’enfants ayant accès au traitement adapté, la classification et le guide thérapeutique simplifiés de l’OMS pour la prise en charge de la pneumonie de l’enfant dans les établissements de santé de premier niveau et les services de consultation ambulatoire o...

    WHO position paper on mammography screening

    Every year, breast cancer kills more than 500,000 women around the world. In resource-poor settings, a majority of women with breast cancer are diagnosed at an advanced stage of disease; their five-year survival rates are low, ranging from 10-40%. In settings where early detection and basic treatment are...

    WHO recommendations for augmentation of labour

    Optimizing outcomes for women in labour at the global level requires evidence-based guidance of health workers to improve care through appropriate patient selection and use of effective interventions. In this regard, WHO published recommendations for induction of labour in 2011. The goal of the present g...

    WHO recommendation on community mobilization through facilitated participatory learning and action cycles with women’s groups for maternal and newborn health

    This report summarizes the final recommendation and the process for developing the guideline on the effectiveness of community mobilization through facilitated participatory learning and action cycles with women’s groups for maternal and newborn health. The primary audience for this guideline is health...

    WHO guidelines for treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2-3 and adenocarcinoma in situ: cryotherapy, large loop excision of the transformation zone, and cold knife conization

    Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) is a premalignant lesion that is diagnosed by histology as CIN1, CIN2, or CIN3. If left untreated, CIN2 or CIN3 (collectively referred to as CIN2+) can progress to cervical cancer. There are three principal treatments for CIN available in low- and middle-income co...

    Guidelines on post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV and the use of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for HIV-related infections among adults, adolescents and children: recommendations for a public health approach: December 2014 supplement to the 2013 consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection

    In this second supplement (December 2014) to the 2013 consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection, recommendations from two guideline development processes are included: post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV; the use of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for H...