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Preparing Ampicillin and Gentamicin

Global Health Media Project, (2016)

This video shows how to prepare and draw up ampicillin and gentamicin for injection for a young baby.

Zika virus (ZIKV) Surveillance in the Americas: Laboratory detection and diagnosis

Pan American Health Organization PAHO; World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Americas, (2016)

This algorithm is addressed to laboratories with established capacity(molecular, antigenic and/orserological) to detect dengue (DENV), Zika (ZIKV), and chikungunya(CHIKV) as part of the differential diagnosis for arborviruses. A BSL2 containment level is required to handle suspected samples.

Vigilancia del virus Zika (ZIKV) en las Américas: Detección y diagnóstico por laboratorio

Organización Panamericana de la Salud/ Organización Mundial de la Salud, Oficina Regional para las Américas, (2016)

Este algoritmo está dirigido a aquellos laboratorios que cuentan con capacidad instalada para la detección (molecular, antigénica y/o serológica) de dengue (DENV), Zika (ZIKV) y chikungunya(CHIKV),y como parte del diagnóstico diferencial para Arbovirus. Para la manipulación de muestras sospechosas, se requiere un nivel de contención BSL2

Laboratory Diagnosis of Tuberculosis by Sputum Microscopy: The Handbook

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease; Global Laboratory Initiative; Stop TB Partnership, (2013)

Antibiotic resistance: Multi-country public awareness survey

World Health Organization (WHO), (2015)

WHO commissioned a survey, carried out in September/October 2015, among some 10 000 members of the public in 12 countries (2 per WHO Region: Barbados, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, the Russian Federation, Serbia, South Africa, Sudan and Viet Nam) on their use of antibiotics, knowledge of antibiotics and of antibiotic resistance. While not claiming to be exhaustive, this and other surveys will help WHO and partners to ensure efforts are focused on tackling some of the biggest gaps in understanding and the most prevalent misconceptions

Laboratory quality management system training toolkit

World Health Organization WHO; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC; Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), (2015)

Training laboratory managers, senior biologists, and technologists in quality management systems is a step towards obtaining international recognition; it is a step that all countries should take. This training toolkit is intended to provide comprehensive materials that will allow for designing and organizing training workshops for all stakeholders in health laboratory processes, from management, to administration, to bench-work laboratorians

Rational for Environmental Safeguard Policies and Strategies

J.-G. Kühling; C. Hamelmann, Eds.: UNDP, (2015)

Healthcare Waste Management Toolkit for Global Fund Practitioners and Policy Makers: Part A

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