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    Colorectal cancer screening for average‐risk adults: 2018 guideline update from the American Cancer Society

    CA cancer j. clin; 68 (4), 2018
    In the United States, colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth most common cancer diagnosed among adults and the second leading cause of death from cancer. For this guideline update, the American Cancer Society (ACS) used an existing systematic evidence review of the CRC screening literature and microsimula...

    Guideline: fortification of rice with vitamins and minerals as a public health strategy

    This Fortification of rice with vitamins and minerals as a public health strategy: Guideline, is the first evidence-informed guideline from the World Health Organization (WHO) for this intervention with this specific food vehicle – rice. The focus of this document is on the use of this intervention as ...

    Guideline: implementing effective actions for improving adolescent nutrition

    This publication is a derivative product summarizing the global, evidence-informed recommendations and principles of the World Health Organization that address malnutrition in all its forms in adolescents with the aim of ensuring healthy lives and well-being among this group. The purpose of this publicat...

    Communicating risk in public health emergencies: a WHO guideline for emergency risk communication (ERC) policy and practice

    During public health emergencies, people need to know what health risks they face, and what actions they can take to protect their health and lives. Accurate information provided early, often, and in languages and channels that people understand, trust and use, enables individuals to make choices and tak...

    HIV and infant feeding in emergencies: operational guidance

    Many millions of people around the world are affected by emergencies, the majority of whom are women and children. Among them are many who are known to be living with HIV and others who may not know their HIV status. In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICE...

    WHO recommendation on duration of bladder catheterization after surgical repair of simple obstetric urinary fistula

    Following standardized operating procedures in accordance with the process described in the WHO handbook for guideline development [LINK]. WHO has issued a new recommendation on the length of bladder catheterization following surgical repair of a simple obstetric urinary fistula. Currently the length of ...

    WHO recommendations: intrapartum care for a positive childbirth experience

    This up-to-date, comprehensive and consolidated guideline on essential intrapartum care brings together new and existing WHO recommendations that, when delivered as a package, will ensure good-quality and evidence-based care irrespective of the setting or level of health care. The recommendations present...