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Best practice guidance: How to respond to vocal vaccine deniers in public

World Health Organization (WHO), (2016)

This guidance document provides basic broad principles for a spokesperson of any health authority on how to respond to vocal vaccine deniers. The suggestions are based on psychological research on persuasion, on research in public health, communication studies and on WHO risk communication guidelines.

Diptheria: clinical management of respiratory diptheria

World Health Organization WHO, (2018)

Online learning for clinical management staff of respiratory diphtheria in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. In December 2017, the WHO Health Emergencies Programme launched an online learning for clinical staff on respiratory diphtheria through the platform. The 4-hour course targets clinicians caring for patients during outbreaks in vulnerable settings, such as in Cox's Bazar. It is also applicable to clinicians working in settings that share similar challenges, due to limitations of: laboratory capacity, availability of treatment facilities, number of trained staff, medications, medical supplies, and supportive care. With the OpenWHO App, users can now view course content on a mobile device, with or without internet connection, once it has been downloaded: an important feature needed in vulnerable settings. Material is now being translated into Bahasa Indonesia and Arabic.

Major Infectious Diseases. Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition : Volume 6

Holmes, King K.; Bertozzi, Stefano; Bloom, Barry R.; Jha, Prabhat, Eds.: World Bank, (2017)

Infectious diseases are the leading cause of death globally, particularly among children and young adults. The spread of new pathogens and the threat of antimicrobial resistance pose particular challenges in combating these diseases. Major Infectious Diseases identifies feasible, cost-effective packages of interventions and strategies across delivery platforms to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, malaria, adult febrile illness, viral hepatitis, and neglected tropical diseases. The volume emphasizes the need to effectively address emerging antimicrobial resistance, strengthen health systems, and increase access to care. The attainable goals are to reduce incidence, develop innovative approaches, and optimize existing tools in resource-constrained settings. Large File: 136 MB!!!!! Please download from the website link!

MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe

HarvardX , (2018)

How can we eradicate malaria? Explore cutting-edge science and technology, and examine policies needed, to control and eliminate malaria.

Surveillance of HIV drug resistance in children newly diagnosed with HIV by early infant diagnosis. Concepte Note

World Health Organization WHO, (2017)

This concept note describes the methods used to assess the prevalence of any HIVDR and HIVDR by PMTCT exposure among children less than 18 months of age using remnant dried blood spot specimens from early infant diagnosis over a 12-month period

WHO Treatment Guidelines for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, 2016 Update

Dennis Falzon, Elizabeth Harausz, Ernesto Jaramillo et al., Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2016)

Diphtheria vaccine: WHO position paper – August 2017. Vaccin antidiphtérique: Note de synthèse de l’OMS – août 2017

World Health Organization WHO, (2017)

Weekly epidemiological record/ Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire 4 AUGUST 2017, 92th YEAR / 4 AOÛT 2017, 417-436

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

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