NEW 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

NEW 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.

NEW Guidelines on HIV self-testing and partner notification

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)

Supplement to consolidated guidelines on HIV testing services

NEW The use of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (TB-LAMP) for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: policy guidance

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)

Following review of the latest evidence, WHO recommends that TB-LAMP can be used as a replacement for microscopy for the diagnosis of pulmonary TB in adults with signs and symptoms of TB. It can also be considered as a follow-on test to microscopy in adults with signs and symptoms of pulmonary TB, especially when further testing of sputum smear-negative specimens is necessary.

NEW 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.

NEW 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.

NEW 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)

NEW Female genital schistosomiasis:

L. Savioli, Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2015)

A pocket atlas for clinical health-care professionals

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