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PIH Guide to the Medical Management of MDR-TB

USAID; TB Care; DR/TB Training Network, (2014)

This guide is a resource for physicians and other health care professionals who provide care and treatment to patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Companion handbook to the WHO guidelines for the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis

Ernesto Jaramillo, Karin Weyer, Mario Raviglione et al, Eds.: World Health Organization WHO, (2014)

National TB programme managers, clinicians, nurses, all care providers and affected people themselves need guidance on how best to bring together different elements of health systems and services needed to effectively address the Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) challenge. To facilitate this, WHO launched a Handbook that has been developed for the purpose of describing ways to implement established WHO policies relevant for the management of MDR-TB. This Handbook should be seen as an implementation guide that requires adaptation in the local context without departing from WHO’s general policy guidance

Intervenciones psicosociales. Manual

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Eds.: Centro de Referencia para el Apoyo Psicosocial , (2010)

Infection Control for Viral Haemorraghic Fever in the African Health Care Setting

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , World Health Organization WHO, (1998)

Important Guideline for Ebola prevention and control It is designed for the following uses: - for prevention through preparedness--to help African health facilities make advance preparations for responding with appropriate precautions when a VHF (including Ebola) case is suspected. - for planning and conducting in-service training to strengthen standard precautions and VHF isolation precautions. - as a rapid reference when a VHF (i.e. Ebola) case appears at a health facility where no previous VHF preparations have been made.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Cryptococcal Disease: 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

John R. Perfect, William E. Dismukes, Francoise Dromer, et al., Eds.: Infectious Diseases Society of America, (2010)

Clinical Infectious Diseases 2010; 50:291–322

Global Cardiovascular Disease Atlas: Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrew Moran, Eds.: World Heart Federation, (2014)

Global Heart, March 2014, Vol. 9 No.1 Sub-Saharan Africa has the world’s youngest populations. The pattern of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is distinctly different from other regions, with a lower proportion of causes stemming from atherosclerosis, and a younger average age at CVD death. Sub-Saharan Africa has the world’s lowest ischaemic heart disease death rates, but stroke death rates are similar to those in Western, High Income countries

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