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    WHO guideline on mass drug administration of azithromycin to children under five years of age to promote child survival

    About 5.3 million children under the age of five died in 20181. Most of these deaths occurred in lowincome countries, with the highest risk of death in sub-Saharan Africa (69 deaths per 1000 live births). Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 aims to end all preventable deaths of newborns and children und...

    WHO recommendation on advance misoprostol distribution to pregnant women for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage

    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 mL or more within 24 hours after birth and affects about 5% of all women giving birth around the world. Globally, nearly one quarter of all maternal deaths are associated with PPH and, in most low-income countries, it is the main cau...

    WHO recommendation on routes of oxytocin administration for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage after vaginal birth

    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 mL or more within 24 hours after birth and affects about 5% of all women giving birth around the world. Globally, nearly one quarter of all maternal deaths are associated with PPH and, in most low-income countries, it is the main cau...

    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

    The World Health Organization’s comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) guideline WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience was first published in 2016 with the objective of improving the quality of routine health care that all women and adolescent girls receive during pregna...

    WHO recommendation on Calcium supplementation before pregnancy for the prevention of pre-eclampsia and its complications

    The primary goal of this recommendation is to improve the quality of care and outcomes for pregnant women and women intending to become pregnant, particularly those related to prevention of pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and resulting complications. This recommendation may be of interest to professional societ...

    WHO guideline on use of ferritin concentrations to assess iron status in individuals and populations

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on the use of indicators for assessing a population’s iron status and application of the use of ferritin concentrations for monitoring and evaluating iron interventions. his guideline aims to help WHO Member States and their partners to ...

    WHO guidelines for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

    WHO published interim guidelines on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus in September 2016, based on a limited amount of evidence under an emergency process during a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). The body of evidence has grown considerably since then, and WHO ex...

    WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis. Module 4: treatment - drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment

    Since 2007, the guideline development process within the World Health Organization (WHO) has been overseen by the WHO Guidelines Review Committee (GRC), which follows internationally recognized standards such as the GRADE (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation) approach, to su...