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Policy guidelines: Child and adolescent mental health

Department of Health, South Africa, (2013)

The guidelines begin with an overview of the determinants of mental health among children and adolescents before reviewing related South African policies and legislation. The document then discusses strategies to build skills among caregivers, teachers and other frontline providers of mental health interventions as well as those for counselling professionals. The guidelines conclude by identifying priority areas for mental health services among children and adolescents, including the prevention of child and substance abuse as well as services for those living with intellectual disabilities

Cholera: Introduction (English/Portuguese/Arabic عربى/Hausa)

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food. This course provides a general introduction to cholera and is intended for personnel responding to outbreaks in complex emergencies or in settings where the basic environmental infrastructures have been damaged or destroyed. It includes materials that can be accessed in English, Arabic and Hausa. Free Online Course. Learning objectives: By the end of this course, participants should be able to: describe the case definition and alerts for cholera; describe main transmission routes; list list the key preventive actions; and explain how cholera control is multisectoral. Course duration: Approximately 1 hour.

WHO consolidated guidelines on drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment

World Health Organization WHO; Stop TB, (2019)

The present Consolidated guidelines include a comprehensive set of WHO recommendations for the treatment and care of DR-TB, derived from these WHO guidelines documents. The consolidated guidelines include policy recommendations on treatment regimens for isoniazid-resistant TB (Hr-TB) and MDR/RR-TB, including longer and shorter regimens, culture monitoring of patients on treatment, the timing of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in MDR/RR-TB patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), use of surgery for patients receiving MDR-TB treatment, and optimal models of patient support and care.

Choléra : Introduction

Organisation Mondiale de la Santé OMS, (2019)

Le choléra est une infection diarrhéique aiguë causée par l'ingestion d'eau ou d'aliments contaminés. Ce cours offre une introduction générale au choléra et s'adresse au personnel qui intervient en cas d'apparition de la maladie dans des situations d'urgence complexes ou dans des environnements où les infrastructures environnementales de base ont été endommagées ou détruites. Ce cours comprend des documents accessibles en anglais et en arabe. Nous espérons que ce cours vous aidera à vous rappeler de ce que vous savez déjà et à exécuter les bons principes de gestion du choléra. Objectif d'apprentissage : A la fin de ce cours, les participants devront être en mesure de : décrire la définition du cas et les alertes pour le choléra ; décrire les principales voies de transmission ; identifier les principales actions préventives ; et expliquer comment le contrôle du choléra est multisectoriel. Durée du cours : Environ 1 heure.

Doenças diarreicas agudas em emergências complexas


MEDIDAS VITAIS. Tomada de decisões para preparação e resposta.

Antiretroviral drug chart

NAM; AIDSMAP, (2019)

Version: 14 March 2019; A one-page reference guide to all the anti-HIV drugs licensed for use in the European Union, with information on formulation, dosing, key side-effects and food restrictions. The previous edition of the drugs chart is also available to download in Russian.

Global influenza strategy 2019-2030

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

The goal of the strategy is to prevent seasonal influenza, control the spread of influenza from animals to humans, and prepare for the next influenza pandemic. The new strategy is the most comprehensive and far-reaching that WHO has ever developed for influenza. It outlines a path to protect populations every year and helps prepare for a pandemic through strengthening routine programmes.

Management of Type 2 Diabetes. Training Manual

WHO Collaborating Centre for Capacity Building and Research in Community-based Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Control, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. , Eds.: World Health Organization WHO, India, (2019)

WHO Package of Essential NCD Interventions (PEN) Accessed March 18,2019

Guidelines on second-and third-line medicines and type of insulin for the control of blood glucose levels in non-pregnant adults with diabetes mellitus

World Health Organization WHO, (2018)

The new guidelines provide public health guidance on pharmacological agents for managing hyperglycaemia in type 1 and type 2 diabetes for use in primary health-care in low-resource settings. These guidelines update the recommendations for managing hyperglycaemia in the WHO Package of Essential NCD Interventions (WHO PEN) for primary care in low-resources settings, reviewing several newer oral agents as second- and third-line treatment: dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors and thiazolidinediones. The guidelines also present recommendations on the selection of type of insulin (analogue versus human insulin) for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

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