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    WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in health care

    The WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in health care provide health-care workers (HCWs), hospital administrators and health authorities with a thorough review of evidence on hand hygiene in health care and specific recommendations to improve practices and reduce transmission of pathogenic microorganisms to ...

    Natural ventilation for infection control in health-care settings

    This guidance is an update of WHO global influenza preparedness plan, the role of WHO and recommendations for national measures before and during pandemics, published by WHO in March 2005. The information and recommendations contained in this guidance document are the product of expert. In light of these...

    Classification et traitement des cas de pneumonie chez l’enfant dans les établissements de santé selon l’OMS: version révisée: résumé des données

    Dans le but d’accroître le nombre d’enfants ayant accès au traitement adapté, la classification et le guide thérapeutique simplifiés de l’OMS pour la prise en charge de la pneumonie de l’enfant dans les établissements de santé de premier niveau et les services de consultation ambulatoire o...

    Revised WHO classification and treatment of pneumonia in children at health facilities: evidence summaries

    The revised guidelines present two major changes to existing guidelines: (A) there are now just 2 categories of pneumonia instead of 3 (“pneumonia” which is treated at home with oral amoxicillin and “severe pneumonia” which requires injectable antibiotics) and (B) oral amoxicillin replaces oral c...

    Guidelines on core components of infection prevention and control programmes at the national and acute health care facility level

    Health care-associated infections (HAI) are one of the most common adverse events in care delivery and a major public health problem with an impact on morbidity, mortality and quality of life. At any one time, up to 7% of patients in developed and 10% in developing countries will acquire at least one HAI...

    Guidelines for the prevention and control of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, acinetobacter baumannii and pseudomonas aeruginosa in health care facilities

    Carbapenem-resistant gram-negative bacteria, namely, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) (for example, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli), Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPsA), are a matter of national and international concern as they are an emerging cause of...

    Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services Guideline

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on protection, promotion and support of optimal breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services, as a public health intervention. It is intended to contribute to discussions among stakeholders when selecting or priorit...