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    WHO guideline for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in HIV co-infected patients in East Africa and South-East Asia 

    The leishmaniases are a group of diseases caused by Leishmania spp., which occur in cutaneous, mucocutaneous and visceral forms. They are neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which disproportionately affect marginalized populations who have limited access to health care. HIV co-infected patients with Leis...

    Guía de práctica clínica para el diagnóstico y manejo inicial de artritis reumatoide en el Seguro Social del Perú (EsSalud)

    La Artritis Reumatoide (AR) tiene adversas consecuencias en la salud su diagnóstico temprano y manejo óptimo requiere recomendaciones basadas en evidencia de alta calidad adaptadas a cada sistema de salud. Objetivo: Proveer recomendaciones clínicas basadas en evidencia para el diagnóstico y manejo in...

    Guideline for the pharmacological treatment of hypertension in adults

    More people die each year from cardiovascular diseases than from any other cause. Over three quarters of heart disease and stroke-related deaths occur in low-income and middle-income countries. Hypertension – or elevated blood pressure – is a serious medical condition that significantly increases the...

    New WHO guidelines for treatment of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis including fexinidazole: substantial changes for clinical practice

    Lancet infect. dis; 20 (2), 2020
    Human African trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense is a parasitic infection that usually progresses to coma and death unless treated. WHO has updated its guidelines for the treatment of this infection on the basis of independent literature reviews and using the Grading of Recommendation...

    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...

    Pancreatic cancer in adults: diagnosis and management

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing pancreatic cancer in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care by ensuring quicker and more accurate diagnosis, and by specifying the most effective treatments for people depending on how advanced their cancer is....

    Medical management of abortion

    Medical abortion care encompasses the management of various clinical conditions including spontaneous and induced abortion (both viable and non-viable pregnancies), incomplete abortion and intrauterine fetal demise, as well as post-abortion contraception. Medical management of abortion generally involves...

    Guidelines for the diagnosis, the prevention and the treatment of leprosy

    The Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Leprosy provide state-of-the-art knowledge and evidence on leprosy diagnosis, treatment and prevention based on a public health approach in endemic countries. The target audience of this document includes policy-makers in leprosy or infectious...

    WHO recommendations: uterotonics for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage

    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth, and affects about 5% of all women giving birth around the world. The primary aim of these recommendations is to improve the quality of care and outcomes for women giving birth, as they relate t...

    Pharmacologic treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: Synopsis of Guidance From the 2017 Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters

    Ann Intern Med; 167 (12), 2017
    DESCRIPTION: The Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, which comprises representatives of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), formed a workgroup to review evidence and provide guidance to health care provide...