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    Guideline: protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on protection, promotion and support of optimal breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services, as a public health intervention. It is intended to contribute to discussions among stakeholders when selecting or priorit...

    Guideline: Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding in Facilities Providing Maternity and Newborn Services

    Breastfeeding is the cornerstone of child survival, nutrition and development and maternal health. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, followed by continued breastfeeding with appropriate complementary foods for up to 2 years or beyond. T...

    Guideline: preventive chemotherapy to control soil-transmitted helminth infections in at-risk population groups

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on preventive chemotherapy (deworming), as a public health intervention in areas endemic for soil-transmitted helminths, to decrease the worm burden of soil-transmitted helminth infections in children, adolescent girls, women of reproducti...

    Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management

    This guideline covers optimising care for adults with multimorbidity (multiple long-term conditions) by reducing treatment burden (polypharmacy and multiple appointments) and unplanned care. It aims to improve quality of life by promoting shared decisions based on what is important to each person in term...

    Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities

    This guideline covers community engagement approaches to reduce health inequalities, ensure health and wellbeing initiatives are effective and help local authorities and health bodies meet their statutory obligations. The guideline complements work by Public Health England on community engagement approac...

    WHO guideline: use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by infants and young children aged 6-23 months and children aged 2-12 years

    The use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods has been suggested as an alternative to mitigate or overcome the constraints associated with supplementation and mass fortification. They are intended to increase the vitamin and mineral intake of infants and young children...

    WHO recommendations on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health

    In 2003 WHO published "Working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health", known as the IFC Framework, that promotes integrating the health promotion approach set out in the Ottawa Charter into national maternal and newborn health strategies. More than 10 years aft...