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NEW WHO Guidelines on tuberculosis infection prevention and control, 2019 update

World Health Organization (WHO), (2019)

The revised guidelines contain recommendations for specific administrative, environmental controls and respiratory protection, following the assessment made by an external group of experts convened as members of the Guideline Development Group. Moreover, these guidelines focus on interventions specific to preventing transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bridging with the core components of infection prevention and control programmes at the national and acute health care facility level

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


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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.

Список Противоретровирусных препаратов. HIV drugs chart

East Europe and Central Asia Union of People Living with HIV (ECUO), Eds.: NAM; AIDSMAP, (2018)

Translated and adapted from the original English Antiretroviral drugs chart by the East Europe and Central Asia Union of People Living with HIV (ECUO). This resource shows drugs currently available in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia area. Last update Oct. 2018

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.

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