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    Updated recommendations on service delivery for the treatment and care of people living with HIV

    WHO promotes a public health approach to programming and delivering antiretroviral therapy (ART), which has enabled access to treatment and care for people living with HIV to be scaled up in resource-limited settings. The 2016 WHO consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating an...

    Guideline: infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission - 2 ed

    In 2018, the World Health Assembly, through resolution WHA71.9 on infant and young child feeding, affirmed that “the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding contributes substantially to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals on nutrition and health and is a core element of qual...

    WHO Guideline on the prevention of drowning through provision of day-care and basic swimming and water safety skills

    This guideline addresses: provision of day-care for children under the age of 6 years and provision of basic swimming skills and water safety training to children aged 6 years and older. Developed following GRADE methodology, approved by the WHO Guideline Review Committee and intended for use by policy-m...

    WHO recommendations on Choice of antiseptic agent and method of application for preoperative skin preparation for caesarean section

    Direct maternal infections around the time of childbirth account for about one tenth of the global burden of maternal death. Women who develop peripartum infections are also prone to severe morbidity, long-term disabilities such as chronic pelvic pain, fallopian tube blockage and secondary infertility. M...

    WHO recommendation on Vaginal preparation with antiseptic agents for women undergoing caesarean section

    Direct maternal infections around the time of childbirth account for about one tenth of the global burden of maternal death. Women who develop peripartum infections are also prone to severe morbidity, long-term disabilities such as chronic pelvic pain, fallopian tube blockage and secondary infertility. M...

    WHO guidelines for plague management: revised recommendations for the use of rapid diagnostic tests, fluoroquinolones for case management and personal protective equipment for prevention of post-mortem transmission

    Plague has killed millions of people during the past 25 centuries, and the disease reappeared in several countries during the 1990s. Consequently, plague was categorized as a re-emerging disease. Human plague outbreaks continue to be reported, including an outbreak of pneumonic plague in Madagascar in 20...

    WHO guideline on health workforce development, attraction, recruitment and retention in rural and remote areas

    Securing equitable access to health services for rural and remote populations continues to be a challenge for governments and policymakers around the world. At the core of this complex challenge is a global shortage of well trained, skilled, motivated health workers. In 2016, the World Health Organizatio...

    WHO guidelines on management of Taenia solium neurocysticercosis

    Taenia solium is a zoonotic tapeworm found globally but with particularly high transmission and hyperendemnicity in parts of Latin America, South and South-East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Depending on its life cycle, it causes two distinct presentations in humans: taeniasis and (neuro) cysticercosis. A...