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Guidelines on HIV self-testing and partner notification

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)


Supplement to consolidated guidelines on HIV testing services
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/251655/1/...


Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)


The aim of these guidelines is to provide a comprehensive range of evidence-based recommendations for interventions to be applied during the pre-, intra- and postoperative periods for the prevention of surgical site infection (SSI), while also considering aspects related to resource availability and values and preferences
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250680/1/...


Report on the status of major health risk factors for noncommunicable diseases: WHO African Region, 2015

World Health Organization; Africa Region, (2016)


The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Status Report on Noncommunicable Diseases 2010 projects that noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) will be responsible for over 44 million deaths during the next decade, representing an increase of about 15% since 2010. Most of these deaths will occur in the WHO regions of Africa, South-East Asia and the Eastern Mediterranean. In the African Region alone, NCDs will cause around 3.9 million deaths by 2020.
http://www.afro.who.int/index.php?option=com_docma...


Psychosocial Support and Social and Emotional Learning for Children and Youth in Emergency Settings

Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies, (2016)


The purpose of this paper is to clarify relevant terminologies and approaches relating to psychosocial well-being and social and emotional learning (SEL) in education in crisis affected contexts, and to explore how psychosocial support (PSS) and social and emotional learning relate to one another.
http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/res...


Consolidated guidelines on the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)


2nd edition. These guidelines provide guidance on the diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection and the care of people living with HIV. They are structured along the continuum of HIV testing, prevention, treatment and care
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/208825/1/...


Consolidated guideline on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations

World Health Organization, (2016)


In this new consolidated guidelines document on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations, the World Health Organization brings together all existing guidance relevant to five key populations – men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people in prisons and other closed settings, sex workers and transgender people – and updates selected guidance and recommendations.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/246200/1/...


IATT paediatric ARV formulary and limited-use list: 2016 update

Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) for prevention and treatment of HIV infection in pregnant women, mother and children, (2016)



http://emtct-iatt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/U...


Test procedures for insecticide resistance monitoring in malaria vector mosquitoes

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)


2nd edition. WHO's recommendation has not changed: the standard WHO susceptibility tests should remain a primary method by which resistance is detected. However, it was considered necessary to update the existing resistance-monitoring procedures to also highlight the need for operationally meaningful data. Two new assays were included in this expanded version: an intensity assay and a synergist assay.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250677/1/...


Landscape for HIV rapid diagnostic tests for HIV self-testing

World Health Organization WHO; UNITAID, (2016)


The information in this report is intended for manufacturers, donors, national programmes, researchers and other global health stakeholders who are exploring the potential role of HIVST.
http://unitaid.org/images/marketdynamics/publicati...


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