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Proposed guidelines for the management of nodding syndrome

Idro R, Musubire K A, Byamah Mutamba B; et al., Eds.: World Health Organization WHO, (2013)


African Health Sciences 2013; 13(2): 219 - 232 http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v13i2.4
https://www.who.int/neglected_diseases/diseases/Pr...


Nodding syndrome

Scott F. Dowell, James J. Sejvar, Lul Riek, et al., Eds.: CDC, (2013)


Emerging Infectious Diseases • www.cdc.gov/eid • Vol. 19, No. 9, September 2013
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/19/9/pdfs/13-040...


Epilepsy: a public health imperative

World Health Organization WHO, International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE), (2019)


This is the first global report on epilepsy summarizing the available evidence on the burden of epilepsy and the public health response required at global, regional and national levels. The reports highlights major gaps in awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and health policies through a series of appalling numbers. With around 50 million people affected worldwide, epilepsy is one of the most common and serious brain disorders. Nearly 80% of people with epilepsy live in low-income and middle-income countries
https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/3...


Epilepsia. Un imperativo de salud pública. Resumen

Organización Mundial de la Salud OMS, International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE), (2019)



https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/3...


ЭПИЛЕПСИЯ. Важнейшая задача общественного здравоохранения. РЕЗЮМЕ

World Health Organization WHO, International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE), (2019)



https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/3...


Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability

OpenLearn Create, (2019)


Accessed July 4, 2019 Around one in four adults has at least one mental health need at any time, and in the next 20 years the number of British people expected to suffer from dementia will grow by 40 per cent. Even though you might not be working in a setting specifically caring for people with mental health conditions, dementia and learning disabilities, it is still important to have some awareness of the signs and symptoms. This will help you to show compassion and care when you observe any behaviour that seems unusual or difficult to understand, and to be aware of the need to consult more experienced staff about behaviours if necessary. Chapter 5: Introducing practical healthcare
https://www.open.edu/openlearncreate/mod/oucontent...


Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia: WHO guideline

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)


The WHO Guidelines on risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia provide evidence-based recommendations on lifestyle behaviours and interventions to delay or prevent cognitive decline and dementia. These WHO Guidelines are an important tool for health care providers as well as governments, policy-makers and other stakeholders to strengthen their response to the dementia challenge. Executive Summary available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish at: https://www.who.int/mental_health/neurology/dementia/guidelines_risk_reduction/en/
https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/3...


mhGAP Intervention Guide Mental Health Gap Action Programme Version 2.0 for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings

Tarun Dua, Nicolas Clark, Neerja Chowdhary et al., Eds.: World Health Organisation (WHO), (2016)


The key updates include: content update in various sections based on new evidence; design changes for enhanced usability; a streamlined and simplified clinical assessment that includes an algorithm for follow-up; inclusion of two new modules - Essential Care and Practice that includes general guidelines and Iminterventions and implementation module to support the proposed interventions by necessary infrastructure and resources; and, revised modules for Psychoses, Child and Adolescent Mental and Behavioural Disorders and Disorders due to Substance Use
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250239/1/...


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