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    Recommendations on Wheat and Maize Flour Fortification Meeting Report: Interim Consensus Statement

    This statement is based on scientific reviews prepared for a Flour Fortification Initiative (FFI) technical workshop held in Stone Mountain, GA, USA in 2008 where various organizations actively engaged in the prevention and control of vitamin and mineral deficiencies and various other relevant stakeholde...

    Pandemic influenza preparedness and response: a WHO guidance document

    This guidance is an update of WHO global influenza preparedness plan, the role of WHO and recommendations for national measures before and during pandemics, published by WHO in March 2005. The information and recommendations contained in this guidance document are the product of expert. In light of these...

    Response to measles outbreaks in measles mortality reduction settings

    The guidance provided in this document is intended to encourage the principles of early detection of measles outbreaks, thorough assessment, and a rapid response that includes expanded use of measles vaccine. The nature and extent of the vaccination response should be based on an assessment of risk of sp...

    Screening donated blood for transfusion-transmissible infections: recommendations

    Blood transfusion is a life-saving intervention that has an essential role in patient management within health care systems. WHO recommends the following integrated strategy for the provision of safe blood and blood products and safe, efficacious blood transfusion....

    Natural ventilation for infection control in health-care settings

    This guidance is an update of WHO global influenza preparedness plan, the role of WHO and recommendations for national measures before and during pandemics, published by WHO in March 2005. The information and recommendations contained in this guidance document are the product of expert. In light of these...

    Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection is suspected: Interim guidance

    This document is intended for clinicians taking care of hospitalised adult and paediatric patients with severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when a nCoV infection is suspected. It is not meant to replace clinical judgment or specialist consultation but rather to strengthen clinical management of the...

    Infection prevention and control during health care when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected Interim guidance 25 January 2020

    This is the first edition of guidance on infection prevention and control (IPC) strategies for use when infection with a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is suspected. It has been adapted from WHO’s Infection prevention and control during health care for probable or confirmed cases of Middle East respirat...

    Home care for patients with suspected novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection presenting with mild symptoms and management of contacts: Interim guidance

    WHO has developed this interim guidance to meet the need for recommendations on safe home care for patients with suspected COVID-19 who present with mild symptoms a and on public health measures related to the management of their contacts. This document was adapted from the interim guidance on Middle Eas...

    Laboratory testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in suspected human cases: Interim guidance

    The purpose of this document is to provide interim guidance to laboratories and stakeholders involved in laboratory testing of patients who meet the definition of suspected case of pneumonia associated with a novel coronavirus identified in Wuhan, China....

    Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management

    This guideline provides recommendations for the management of suspected and confirmed community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults. However, it does not provide recommendations on areas of care where best practice is already established, such as diagnosis using chest X-ray. This guideline does no...