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MSF Guide clinique et thérapeutique

Médecins sans Frontières, (2017)

Ce guide clinique et thérapeutique s’adresse aux professionnels de santé impliqués dans les soins curatifs au niveau des dispensaires et des hôpitaux. Nous avons essayé de répondre le plus simplement possible aux questions et problèmes auxquels est confronté le personnel de santé par des solutions pratiques, conciliant l’expérience acquise sur le terrain par Médecins Sans Frontières, les recommandations des organismes de référence tels que l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) et celles des ouvrages spécialisés en la matière.

Plague: Knowledge resources for responders

World Health Organization WHO, (2017)

Decision-makers and frontline responders will find a set of resources on plague here. These resources can be used as refreshers for experienced personnel or as an introduction to the topic for everyone else. Most of the materials are available in English and French, and can be downloaded for offline use La version française de ce cours est disponible sur:

National Plague Control Guidelines

Dept. of Health, Republic of South Africa, (2005)

Accessed Oktober 18, 2017

Plague Case Investigation Report

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (2017)

This is a basic form for reporting individual cases of plague. It asks for information regarding patient history and the course of the illness. In addition, it offers space for laboratory results, the case status, and epidemiological information.

Plague diagnostic recommendations

EMERGE, (2017)

Brief instructions for the diagnostic of specimens coming from suspected plague cases and exposed contacts, including recommendations for diagnostic confirmation

Peste: Ressources de connaissances pour les intervenants

World Health Organization WHO, (2017)

Les décideurs et les intervenants en première ligne trouveront ici les ressources sur la maladie à la peste. Ces ressources peuvent être utilisées en tant que rappels ou compléments de connaissances pour les travailleurs expérimentés ou en tant qu’introduction au sujet pour les autres. La plupart des ressources sont disponibles en anglais et en français et peuvent être téléchargées pour un usage sans connexion. The English version of this course is available at:

Guideline ‒ Alternative mass drug administration regimens to eliminate lymphatic filariasis

World Health Organization WHO, (2017)

Lymphatic filariasis is a vector-borne neglected tropical disease that causes damage of the lymphatic system and can lead to lymphoedema (elephantiasis) and hydrocele in infected individuals. The global baseline estimate of persons affected by lymphatic filariasis is 25 million men with hydrocele and over 15 million people with lymphoedema. At least 36 million persons remain with these chronic disease manifestations. The disease is endemic in 72 countries. In 2016, an estimated total population of 856 million were living in areas with ongoing transmission of the causative filarial parasites and requiring mass drug administration (MDA). Lymphatic filariasis disfigures and disables, and often leads to stigmatization and poverty. Hundreds of millions of dollars are lost annually due to reduced productivity of affected patients. WHO has ranked the disease as one of the world’s leading causes of permanent and long-term disability.

Preventive chemotherapy to control soil-transmitted helminth infections in at-risk population groups

A. Montresor, Eds.: World Health Organisation (WHO), (2017)

Treating children infected with intestinal worms is one of the simplest and most cost–effective ways to improve their health. The recommendations are intended for a wide audience, including policy-makers and their expert advisers as well as technical and programme staff at government institutions and organizations involved in the design, implementation and expansion of programmes to control soil-transmitted helminth infections.

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