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Safe Management of Wastes From Health-Care Activities

Safe Management of Wastes From Health-Care Activities

World Health Organization | Medical (Academic)
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This handbook is intended to be comprehensive, yet concise, user-friendly and oriented towards practical management of health-care waste in local facilities. It provides guidelines for the responsible national and local administrators and is the first publication to offer globally relevant advice...

Radiation Therapy and You

Radiation Therapy and You

National Cancer Institute, | Medical (Academic)
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This booklet is intended for people who are about to get or are already getting radiation therapy. This coversQuestions and Answers about Radiation Therapy, External Beam and Internal Radiation, Your Feelings DuringRadiation Therapy, Side Effects and Ways to Manage them, Questions to Ask, Lists...

Health Inequality Monitoring

Health Inequality Monitoring

World Health Organization | Medical (Academic)
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This module was developed in order to provide an overview for health inequality monitoring within low-and-middle-income countries and act as a resource for those involved in spearheading, improving or sustaining monitoring systems. It is intended for technical staff of ministries of health to...

Guidelines for Assessing the Utility of ata from prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes

Guidelines for Assessing the Utility of ata from prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes

World Health Organization | Medical (Academic)
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This document aims to guide countries in assessing the utility of data from programmes for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus for HIV sentinel surveillance among pregnant women. It also aims to describe the underlying principle for transitioning from...

Global Update on HIV Treatment 2013: Results, Impact and Opportunities

Global Update on HIV Treatment 2013: Results, Impact and Opportunities

World Health Organization | Medical (Academic)
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This is a module on HIV Treatment and it was last updated year 2013. It covers topics on Progress Towards Global Targets, Making an Impact: The Strategic use of Antiretroviral Drugs to Treat and Prevent HIV, Challenges and Opportunities in Strengthening the Treatment Cascade and Looking Forward...

Global Policy Report on the Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis

Global Policy Report on the Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis

World Health Organization, | Medical (Academic)
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This document sets out the results of a survey conducted in mid 2012 by the World Health Organization and World Hepatitis Alliance. It aims to gather country-specific baseline data on hepatitis policies in WHO Member States in all six regions. This helps learners understand conditions in...

Diagnostic Criteria and Classification of Hyperglycaemia First Detected in Pregnancy

Diagnostic Criteria and Classification of Hyperglycaemia First Detected in Pregnancy

World Health Organization, | Medical (Academic)
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This document aims to update the 1990 WHO recommendations for diagnosing and classifying hyperglycaemia in pregnancy. This is intended for health care professionals who care for pregnant women.

Coping With Advanced Cancer

Coping With Advanced Cancer

National Cancer Institute, | Medical (Academic)
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This module explains that concerns of cancer patients may be eased if they learn of ways to help themselves. Not all the chapters in this document may be of help to all cancer patients. There are chapters that are specified depending on the degree of the cancer or the situation of the patient.

Evaluating Screening Performance in Practice

Evaluating Screening Performance in Practice

National Cancer Institute, | Medical (Academic)
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This document describes the BCSC and its unique research contribution. It contains an overview of the BCSC’s mission, history and structure. Discussion of the challenges that lie ahead for the Consortium, both in terms of its research agenda, as well as potential opportunities for using BCSC...

Evaluating Screening Performance in Practice

Evaluating Screening Performance in Practice

National Cancer Institute | Medical (Academic)
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This document describes the BCSC and its unique research contribution. It contains an overview of the BCSC’s mission, history and structure. Discussion of the challenges that lie ahead for the Consortium, both in terms of its research agenda, as well as potential opportunities for using BCSC...