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Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2019-2020 northern hemisphere influenza season

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


It is recommended that egg based quadrivalent vaccines for use in the 2019-2020 northern hemisphere influenza season contain the following: an A/Brisbane/02/2018 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus; an A(H3N2) virus to be announced on 21 March 2019*; a B/Colorado/06/2017-like virus (B/Victoria/2/87 lineage); and a B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus (B/Yamagata/16/88 lineage). It is recommended that the influenza B virus component of trivalent vaccines for use in the 2019-2020 northern hemisphere influenza season be a B/Colorado/06/2017-like virus of the B/Victoria/2/87-lineage. * In light of recent changes in the proportions of genetically and antigenically diverse A(H3N2) viruses, the recommendation for the A(H3N2) component has been postponed.
https://www.who.int/influenza/vaccines/virus/recom...


Anaesthesia equipment for resource-poor environments

B. A. McCormick and R. J. Eltringham, (2007)


The design of anaesthesia equipment for use in hospitals in the developing world must take intoaccount the local conditions, particularly whether reliable supplies of compressed oxygen andelectricity are available. Designs should ensure that maintenance is feasible locally. Internationalstandards should encourage the design of suitable equipment to ensure safe anaesthesia for patientsworldwide Anaesthesia, 2007,62(Suppl. 1), pages 54–60
http://www.diamedica.co.uk/english/weblive_documen...


National Programme for Prevention and Control of Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


A Manual for Medical Officer Developed under the Government of India – WHO Collaborative Programme 2008-2009 Accessed: 11.03.2019
http://www.searo.who.int/india/topics/cardiovascul...


Managing meningitis epidemics in Africa

Eds.: World Health Organization WHO, (2015)


A quick reference guide for health authorities and health-care workers Revised 2015
https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/1...


French guidelines for the management of chikungunya (acute and persistent presentations), November 2014

F.Simona,E.Javellea ,A.Cabie, et al., (2015)


Recommandations francaises pour la prise enc harge du chikungunya Médecine e tmaladies infectieuses 45(2015)243–263
https://ac.els-cdn.com/S0399077X15001444/dx.doi.or...


Safe Anaesthesia

Lucille Bartholomeusz; Updated by J.Lees, (2006)


This an updated revised edition of the book which is published in 1986 ,The whole text has been updated and revised in line with current anaesthetic teaching. New chapters on hypothermia and acute pain relief added and some other chapters for easier reference have been amalgamated and re-arranged.A number of illustrations and diagrams have been added. This text will continue to assist all anaesthetists in developing countries who, with limited support and training opportunities, are working hard to improve conditions for their patients. http://www.book4doc.com/40629 Rar’d PDF 18.9 MB Password: DrWael
https://medpsycho.wordpress.com/2008/06/14/safe-an...


Psychological first aid: Facilitator’s manual for orienting field workers

Leslie Snider, Alison Schafer, Mark van Ommeren et al., Eds.: World Health Organization WHO, (2013)


This manual is designed to orient helpers to offer psychologicalfirst aid (PFA) to people following a serious crisis event. PFA involves humane, supportive and practical assistance for people who are distressed, in ways that respect their dignity, culture and abilities. PFA is an approach that can be learned by both professionals and non-professionals who are in a position to help people impacted by very distressing events
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/102380/1/...


Landscape for HIV rapid diagnostic tests for HIV self-testing

World Health Organization WHO; UNITAID, (2018)


This fourth edition of the Unitaid/WHO market and technology landscape: HIV rapid diagnostic tests for self-testing report summarizes the current HIV testing gap; the challenges facing efforts to scale up; and the potential role HIV self-testing (HIVST) could play to achieve the United Nation’s 90-90-90 targets. In particular, the report synthesises the existing and emerging market demand and supply of kits. 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.
https://unitaid.org/assets/HIVST-landscape-report....


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