NEW Nutritional care of children and adults with Ebola virus disease in treatment centres

World Health Organization; UNICEF; World Food Programme, (2014)

. Interim Guidelines. This interim guideline lays out some basic principles of optimal nutritional care for adults and paediatric patients during treatment and convalescence in Ebola treatment units, community care centres or to other centres where Ebola patients are receiving care and support. It highlights the key clinical problems in patients affected by Ebola virus disease (EVD) that may interfere with their nutritional status and overall clinical support in the context of the current Ebola crisis, and summarizes their nutritional needs. It does not provide specific advice on fluid management in cases of vomiting, diarrhoea and dehydration or parenteral nutrition

HPV Vaccine Communication: Special considerations for a unique vaccine

Eds.: World Health Organization, (2013)

A lack of knowledge about the threat of vaccine-preventable diseases, risks and benefits of vaccines, mistrust of government and health workers, poor service delivery and alternative health or religious beliefs play a role in lower uptake of some vaccines. These challenges underscore the importance of early integration and investment in a thoughtful communication plan for immunization programmes. This World Health Organization (WHO) report presents communication guidance and specific considerations for countries that plan to introduce human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine into their national immunisation programme as part of an effort to prevent cervical cancer.

How to Recognise and Manage Leprosy Reactions

The International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP), (2002)

Learning Guide Two

How to Diagnose and Treat Leprosy

The International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP), Eds.: ILEP, (2001)

Learning Guide One

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