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    Guía para el cuidado de pacientes adultos críticos con COVID-19 en las Américas (Versión 2, 29 de julio del 2020)

    Esta guía de práctica clínica provee recomendaciones informadas por la evidencia para la identificación de marcadores y factores de riesgo de mortalidad de los pacientes críticos, control de la infección, recolección de muestras, cuidado de soporte (ventilatorio y hemodinámico), tratamiento farma...

    Use of chest imaging in COVID-19: a rapid advice guide

    Since its identification in China in December 2019, the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has rapidly evolved into a pandemic. COVID-19 manifests with non-specific respiratory symptoms of variable severity and may require advanced respiratory support. The diagnosis of COVID-19 is currently confirmed by laborato...

    Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use

    This document is part of the process for improving the quality of care in family planning. Specifically, it is one of two evidence-based cornerstones (guidance documents) of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) initiative to develop and implement family planning guidelines for national programmes....

    WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience

    Endorsed, by the UN Secretary-General, this is a comprehensive WHO guideline on routine ANC for pregnant women and adolescent girls. It aims to complement existing WHO guidelines on the management of specific pregnancy-related complications. The guidance aims to capture the complex nature of the issues s...

    Screening, assessment and management of neonates and infants with complications associated with Zika virus exposure in utero

    This Rapid Advice Guideline updates the Interim Guidance on the “Assessment of infants with microcephaly in the context of Zika virus” published in February 2016 (WHO/ZIKV/MOC/16.3). The recommendations provides guidance on the screening, clinical assessment, neuroimaging, laboratory investigation an...

    Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post abortion contraception

    Planned and regulated task shifting and task sharing can have a range of benefits. It can ensure a rational optimization of the available health workforce, address health system shortages of specialized health-care professionals, improve equity in access to health care and increase the acceptability of h...

    Comprehensive cervical cancer control: a guide to essential practice

    This publication, Comprehensive cervical cancer control: a guide to essential practice (C4GEP), gives a broad vision of what a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer prevention and control means. In particular, it outlines the complementary strategies for comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and c...

    Prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections for sex workers in low- and middle-income countries: recommendations for a public health approach

    The objective of this document is to provide technical recommendations on effective interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among sex workers and their clients. These include evidence-based recommendations following the GRADE methodology as w...

    Guideline: potassium intake for adults and children

    This guideline provides the first global, evidence-informed recommendations on the consumption of potassium to reduce NCDs in most adults and children which WHO had developed. The recommendations in this guideline can be used by policy-makers, technical and programme planners in the government and variou...

    Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

    Since first publication of this guidance in 2003, a considerable amount of new data have been produced and published, relating to epidemiological, clinical, service delivery, legal and human rights aspects of providing safe abortion care. This new edition provides policy-makers, programme managers and he...