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    WHO consolidated guideline on self-care interventions for health: sexual and reproductive health and rights

    S elf-care interventions are among the most promising and exciting new approaches to improve health and well-being, both from a health systems perspective and for people who use these interventions. The World Health Organization (WHO) uses the following working definition of self-care: Self-care is the a...

    Guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years of age

    Physical inactivity has been identified as a leading risk factor for global mortality and a contributor to the rise in overweight and obesity. Early childhood is a period of rapid physical and cognitive development and a time during which a child’s habits are formed and family lifestyle habits are open...

    WHO consolidated guidelines on drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment, update 2018

    Tuberculosis (TB) strains with drug resistance (DR-TB) are more difficult to treat than drug-susceptible ones, and threaten global progress towards the targets set by the End TB Strategy of the World Health Organization (WHO). There is thus a critical need for evidence-based policy recommendations on the...

    Lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan assay (LF-LAM) for the diagnosis of active tuberculosis in people living with HIV. Policy update 2019

    The World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) strategy for tuberculosis (TB) prevention, care and control for 2015–2035 (known as the End TB Strategy) prioritizes the early diagnosis of TB. This prioritization includes cases of smear-negative disease, which are often associated with coinfection with HIV ...

    Contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV: guidance statement: recommendations on contraceptive methods used by women at high risk of HIV

    The World Health Organization (WHO) convened a Guideline Development Group (GDG) meeting from 29 to 31 July 2019 to review global guidance on contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV acquisition to and determine whether revisions to the fifth edition of the Medical eligibility criteria for...

    Recommendations from the United European Gastroenterology evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and therapy of chronic pancreatitis

    Pancreatology; 18 (8), 2018
    In collaboration with United European Gastroenterology, the working group on ‘Harmonizing diagnosis and treatment of chronic pancreatitis across Europe’ (HaPanEU) developed European guidelines for the management of chronic pancreatitis using an evidence-based approach. Recommendations of multidiscipl...

    Guidelines for the care and treatment of persons diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C virus infection

    These guidelines aim to provide evidence-based recommendations on the care and treatment of persons diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C infection. They update the care and treatment section of the WHO Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection issued in April 20...

    Pain in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: A multidisciplinary, International guideline for optimized management

    Pancreatology; 18 (4), 2018
    Abdominal pain is an important symptom in most patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). Adequate control of pain is often unsatisfactory due to limited treatment options and significant variation in local practice, emphasizing the need for a multidisciplinary approach. This review contends ...

    Italian Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AME) and Italian Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Position Statement: Clinical Management of Vitamin D Deficiency in Adults

    Vitamin D deficiency is very common and prescriptions of both assay and supplementation are increasing more and more. Health expenditure is exponentially increasing, thus it is timely and appropriate to establish rules. The Italian Association of Clinical Endocrinologists appointed a task force to review...