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    Operations Manual for Delivery of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment at Primary Health Centres in High-Prevalence, Resource-Constrained Settings Edition 1 for Field-testing

    The Manual is based on a public health approach to scaling-up HIV services in resource-constrained settings. Th is approach includes simple, standardized regimens and formularies; algorithmic clinical decision-making; standardized supervision and patient monitoring approaches; as well as integrated deliv...

    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 ...

    Managing meningitis epidemics in Africa A quick reference guide for health authorities and health-care workers

    Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the meninges (brain membrane). It can cause severe brain damage and is fatal in 50% of cases if untreated. It provides a concise overview of the World Health Organization (WHO) strategy to detect and respond to meningitis ...

    Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention: global policy recommendations

    Half the world’s people currently live in rural and remote areas. The problem is that most health workers live and work in cities. This imbalance is common to almost all countries and poses a major challenge to the nationwide provision of health services. This report builds on work that has already bee...

    WHO guideline on the use of safety-engineered syringes for intramuscular, intradermal and subcutaneous injections in health care settings

    Injections are one of the most common health care procedures. Every year at least 16 billion injections are administered worldwide. The vast majority around 90% are given in curative care. Immunization injections account for around 5% of all injections, with the remaining covering other indications, incl...

    Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral

    This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation....

    WHO guidelines on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes

    The overall goal of this guideline is to assist national governments and national and international partners to improve the design, implementation, performance and evaluation of CHW programmes, contributing to the progressive realization of universal health coverage....

    Prevención y detección temprana de cáncer de pulmón en el primer nivel de atención

    Esta guía aborda aspectos relacionados con la prevención y la detección temprana del cáncer de pulmón en el primer nivel de atención...

    Cardiac rehabilitation delivery model for low-resource settings

    Heart; 102 (18), 2016
    "OBJECTIVE: Cardiovascular disease is a global epidemic, which is largely preventable. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is demonstrated to be cost-effective and efficacious in high-income countries. CR could represent an important approach to mitigate the epidemic of cardiovascular disease in lower-resource s...

    NHF-McMaster Guideline on Care Models for Haemophilia Management

    Haemophilia; 22 (suppl 3), 2016
    This guideline was developed to identify evidence-based best practices in haemophilia care delivery, and discuss the range of care providers and services that are most important to optimize outcomes for persons with haemophilia (PWH) across the United States. The guideline was developed following specifi...