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    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...

    Guideline: preventive chemotherapy to control soil-transmitted helminth infections in at-risk population groups

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on preventive chemotherapy (deworming), as a public health intervention in areas endemic for soil-transmitted helminths, to decrease the worm burden of soil-transmitted helminth infections in children, adolescent girls, women of reproducti...

    WHO guideline: use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by infants and young children aged 6-23 months and children aged 2-12 years

    The use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods has been suggested as an alternative to mitigate or overcome the constraints associated with supplementation and mass fortification. They are intended to increase the vitamin and mineral intake of infants and young children...

    Consolidated guidelines on HIV testing services

    The Consolidated guidelines on HIV testing services bring together existing guidance relevant to the provision of HIV testing services (HTS) and addresses issues and elements for effective delivery of HTS that are common in a variety of settings, contexts and diverse populations. In addition, this docume...

    WHO recommendations on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health

    In 2003 WHO published "Working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health", known as the IFC Framework, that promotes integrating the health promotion approach set out in the Ottawa Charter into national maternal and newborn health strategies. More than 10 years aft...

    Comprehensive cervical cancer control: a guide to essential practice

    This publication, Comprehensive cervical cancer control: a guide to essential practice (C4GEP), gives a broad vision of what a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer prevention and control means. In particular, it outlines the complementary strategies for comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and c...

    Global recommendations on physical activity for health

    The significance of physical activity on public health, the global mandates for the work carried out by WHO in relation to promotion of physical activity and NCDs prevention, and the limited existence of national guidelines on physical activity for health in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) make e...

    Age-friendly Primary Health Care Centres Toolkit

    The Department of Ageing and Life Course (ALC) has developed a toolkit that assists health care workers in being well versed in the diagnosis and management of the chronic diseases and the so-called four giants of geriatrics (memory loss, urinary incontinence, depression and falls/immobility) that often ...