Items tagged with Guidelines

NICE publishes new guideline to better tackle tuberculosis (post with simple image)

NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence of England – published guidance on how to better treat and prevent tuberculosis. England has more TB cases than any other country in Western Europe.

Work plan template for Xpert MTB/RIF® implementation and scale-up (post with simple image)

The work plan template is intended to guide the implementation of Xpert MTB/RIF testing in facilities providing clinical services.

WHO guidance on integrated care for people who inject drugs (post with simple image)

WHO consolidated guidelines: Integrating collaborative TB and HIV services within a comprehensive package of care for people who inject drugs

Handbook on TB laboratory diagnostic methods for the European Union (post with simple image)

The handbook is a comprehensive compilation of key methods in the field of TB diagnostics for laboratories serving reference functions in Europe.   

Advocates call for WHO to update Delamanid Guidance to include children (post with simple image)

On World TB Day, and in light of new evidence of safety in children, advocates called on the World Health Organization to update its 2014 guidance on delamanid to include children.

New Indian guidelines on the use of bedaquiline (post with simple image)

The Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released Guidelines for use of Bedaquiline in RNTCP through conditional access under Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in India.

World Health Organization recommends shorter treatment for multidrug-resistant TB (post with simple image)

New World Health Organization recommendations aim to speed up detection and improve treatment outcomes for multidrug-resistant TB through use of a novel rapid diagnostic test and a shorter, cheaper treatment regimen.

New clinical practice guidelines: Treatment of drug-susceptible TB (post with simple image)

Jointly developed by the American Thoracic Society, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Infectious Diseases Society of America.

WHO recommends new TB test (post with simple image)

Robust, rapid DNA-based test can serve as an alternative to sputum smear microscopy.

WHO launches Target Regimen Profiles for TB treatment (post with simple image)

The new profiles seek to guide the drug/regimen development process, enabling important drug and regimen features to respond to the needs of end-users, care providers and policymakers.

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