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Fast: A Tuberculosis Infection Control Strategy

This pamphlet provides a comprehensive introduction to the FAST strategy: a focused approach to stopping TB spread in congregate settings. FAST stands for Finding TB cases Actively, Separating safely, and Treating effectively. FAST focuses healthcare workers on the most important administrative TB transmission control intervention: effective treatment.

Lessons Learned from Best Practices in Psycho-Socio-Economic Support for Tuberculosis Patients

This report compiles best practices for psycho-emotional support and socio-economic support for TB and DR-TB patients from inpatient and outpatient programs globally. The social support interventions demonstrated in this report are intended to enable and ensure adherence to TB and DR-TB treatment, alleviate patient costs, and reduce the stigmatization of and discrimination against TB patients.

Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Children: A Field Guide

This field guide serves as a tool for practitioners working with children at risk of infection or diagnosed with MDR-TB. The guide was developed by a team of experts who have jointly treated hundreds of children with the disease over the last two decades over every region of the world. The guide focuses on issues relevant in clinical and programmatic practices and should be considered complementary to other existing recommendations.

HIV Prevention Goes Social: Using Social Media to Create, Connect, and Come Together

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This social media toolkit was created to address the way people get their information today, specifically using online communications. The toolkit states that media is reshaping the way health information is delivered and aims to introduce concepts that underlie social media as well as discuss a strategic approach to integrate social media into existing efforts.

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control: A Guide to Essential Practice

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This guide includes WHO recommendations on screening and treatment of pre-cancer lesions and on HPV vaccination made through April 2014, taking account of relevant evidence-based findings published up to December 2013; emerging practices that are still being evaluated are also noted in this publication. This guide, which replaces the 2006 edition, has two new chapters, one newly organized chapter, and two substantially revised chapters. The new chapters include: Essentials for cervical a=cancer prevention and control programmes; and HPV vaccination.

PrEPare for Life

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This guide is to train AIDS service providers, case managers, and peer educators on evidence-based information about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of comprehensive HIV prevention in order to support their efforts to educate young men that have sex with men (MSM), in particular, young Black and Latino MSM on the new prevention strategy.

Keep it Simple: Linking Teens to Sexual Health Care, Facilitator's Guide

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This lesson and facilitator’s guide was developed for organizations that care about and work with adolescents, ages 15-19, to support them in making healthy decisions about their lives and their futures, and in reducing teen pregnancy. The lesson addresses four key areas related to contraceptive and reproductive health: 1) adolescents’ right to receive care; 2) the types of services available to them; 3) how services are provided; 4) and where they can go for contraceptive and reproductive health care in their community.

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