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Mhgap Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG): Clinical management of mental, neurological and substance use conditions in humanitarian emergencies

World Health Organization, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2015)

The new guide provides practical, first-line management recommendations for mental, neurological and substance use conditions. Contents include modules on assessing and managing conditions such as acute stress, grief, moderate-severe depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, epilepsy, and harmful use of alcohol and drugs.

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

Nodding syndrome

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

Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 19, No. 9, September 2013

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

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)

ЭПИЛЕПСИЯ. Важнейшая задача общественного здравоохранения. РЕЗЮМЕ

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

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

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:

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