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Hepatitis B (chronic): Diagnosis and management of chronic hepatitis B in children, young people and adults

Aftab Ala, Elizabeth Boxall, Steven Bradley et al., Eds.: National Clinical Guideline Centre, (2013)

Clinical guideline, Methods, Evidence and Recommendations In this guideline the following is covered: information needs of people with chronic hep titis B and their carers; where children, young people and adults with chronic hepatitis B a- should be assessed; assessment of liver disease, including the use of non-invasive tests and genotype testing; criteria for offering antiviral treatment; the efficacy, safety and cost effectiveness of currently available treatments; selection of first-line therapy; management of treatment failure or drug resistance; prophylactic treatment during im- munosuppressive therapy; and monitoring for treatment response

European guideline on the management of syphilis

M. Janier, V. Hegyi, N. Dupin et al, (2014)

J. European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 4 August 2014

Comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment, care and support

Nina Urwantzoff, Ellen Schmitt, Piet Reijer, Eds.: Misereor, (2014)

Good practice examples from India

HIV and Ebola Update

UNAIDS, (2014)

It is essential that all people, including people living with HIV, are able to access health services and ongoing treatment. If people living with HIV who are on ART stop abruptly because they cannot access new supplies they could rapidly become unwell, drug resistance may build and the chances of onward transmission of the virus would increase.

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

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