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    Guidance for practitioners on the use of antiviral drugs to control influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities in Canada, 2014-2015 season

    The purpose of this guidance document is to inform physicians and other health care practitioners of an increased risk of influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities (LTCF) during the 2014-2015 influenza season in Canada, and to provide recommendations for adjustment to LTCF outbreak control measure...

    Managing meningitis epidemics in Africa A quick reference guide for health authorities and health-care workers

    Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the meninges (brain membrane). It can cause severe brain damage and is fatal in 50% of cases if untreated. It provides a concise overview of the World Health Organization (WHO) strategy to detect and respond to meningitis ...

    Guidelines on the Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

    The overall objective of the guidelines is to provide public health approach guidance on evidencebased practices for testing, treating and managing LTBI in individuals with the highest risk of progression to active disease. The guidelines are expected to provide the basis and rationale for the developmen...

    Guideline: sugars intake for adults and children

    The objective of this guideline is to provide recommendations on the intake of free sugars to reduce the risk of NCDs in adults and children, with a particular focus on the prevention and control of unhealthy weight gain and dental caries. The recommendations in this guideline can be used by policy-make...

    Type 2 diabetes in adults: management

    This guideline covers the care and management of type 2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 and over). It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term complications....

    Systematic screening for active tuberculosis: an operational guide

    Early detection of tuberculosis (TB) is essential to improve health outcomes for people with TB, and to reduce TB transmission more effectively. Systematic screening in high risk groups is a complement to efforts to improve the patient-initiated pathway to TB diagnosis (that is, diagnosing TB among peopl...

    Diagnóstico, tratamiento y rehabilitación de craneosinostosis no sindrómica en los tres niveles de atención

    Esta guía aborda aspectos relacionados con el diagnóstico, el tratamiento y la rehabilitación de la craneosinostosis no sindrómica en los tres niveles de atención...