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    WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis. Module 3: diagnosis – rapid diagnostics for tuberculosis detection

    The political declaration at the first United Nations (UN) high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) held on 26 September 2018 included commitments by Member States to four new global targets.3 One of these targets is to diagnose and treat 40 million people with TB in the 5-year period 2018–2022. The ap...

    WHO recommendations on drug treatment for non-severe hypertension in pregnancy

    Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are an important cause of severe morbidity, long-term disability and death among both pregnant women and their babies, and account for approximately 14% of all maternal deaths worldwide. Improving care for women around the time of childbirth is a necessary step towards...

    WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis. Module 1: prevention – tuberculosis preventive treatment

    About one fourth of the world’s population is estimated to be infected with the tuberculosis (TB) bacterium, and about 5–10% of those infected develop active TB disease in their lifetime. The risk for active TB disease after infection depends on several factors, the most important being the person’...

    Improving early childhood development: WHO guideline

    Enabling young children to achieve their full developmental potential is a human right and an essential requisite for sustainable development. Given the critical importance of enabling children to make the best start in life, the health sector has an important role and responsibility to support nurturing...

    Guidelines on mental health promotive and preventive interventions for adolescents: helping adolescents thrive

    The need to focus on the mental health of adolescents is gaining increasing recognition as the global community looks to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 3: “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages” and SDG 10: “Reduce inequalities within a...

    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Multiple micronutrient supplements during pregnancy

    This updated recommendation is relevant to all pregnant women and adolescent girls receiving comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) in any healthcare facility or community-based setting, and to their unborn fetuses and newborns. The question was prioritized during the ANC guideline development process. In 20...

    Clinical guideline for treating acute respiratory insufficiency with invasive ventilation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Evidence-based recommendations for choosing modes and setting parameters of mechanical ventilation

    Respiration; 98 (4), 2019
    For patients with acute respiratory insufficiency, mechanical ("invasive") ventilation is a fundamental therapeutic measure to ensure sufficient gas exchange. Despite decades of strong research efforts, central questions on mechanical ventilation therapy are still answered incompletely. Therefore, many d...

    WHO interim guidelines for the treatment of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis

    Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), or sleeping sickness, is a parasitic infection that is almost invariably fatal unless treated. It is a neglected tropical disease that occurs in sub-Saharan Africa. The infection is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected tsetse fly. The parasite multipl...

    2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings

    This updated guideline responds to changes in healthcare delivery and addresses new concerns about transmission of infectious agents to patients and healthcare workers in the United States and infection control. The primary objective of the guideline is to improve the safety of the nation’s healthcare ...