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Directives Concernant les Interventions Relatives au VIH/SIDA Dans les Situations d'Urgence

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This information kit presents guidelines for incorporating HIV response in emergency situations. An emergency is defined as a situation that threatens the lives and well being of a large number of a population, including natural causes such as hurricanes, droughts, earthquakes, and floods, or armed conflict. The monograph explains the reasons for including HIV interventions in that the conditions that exist in an emergency such as conflict, social instability, poverty, and powerlessness are also conditions that help spread HIV/AIDS and other STDs.

Guidelines for HIV/AIDS Interventions in Emergency Settings

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This information kit presents guidelines for incorporating HIV response in emergency situations. An emergency is defined as a situation that threatens the lives and well being of a large number of a population, including natural causes such as hurricanes, droughts, earthquakes, and floods, or armed conflict. The monograph explains the reasons for including HIV interventions in that the conditions that exist in an emergency such as conflict, social instability, poverty, and powerlessness are also conditions that help spread HIV/AIDS and other STDS.

Guidelines for Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients

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This pamphlet discusses how health care providers can promote the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) patients by creating a welcoming clinical environment for all patients. This entails examining their practices, offices, policies, and staff training for ways to improve the environment and treatment of LGBTI patients. The pamphlet also suggests that health care providers encourage openness in patient provider discussions, use gender neutral language, and discuss sexual health issues openly using nonjudgmental questions about sexual practices and behaviors.

Syphilis: Physician's Pocket Guide

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This pamphlet, in the form of a pocket guide for physicians, provides information on syphilis. It discusses syphilis transmission, diagnosis, signs and symptoms, the stages of the disease with illustrations, and treatment recommendations for each stage.

Directrices Mixtas OIT/OMS Sobre los Servicios de Salud y el VIH/SIDA

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This report presents guidelines to promote management of HIV in health services including prevention of occupational exposure as well as ensuring that patients receive effective care and that their rights and needs are respected. The guidelines reflect the ten key principles of the International Labour Office (ILO) code of practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work.

Directives Conjointes OIT/OMS sur les Services de Sante et le VIH/SIDA

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This report presents guidelines to promote management of HIV in health services including prevention of occupational exposure as well as ensuring that patients receive effective care and that their rights and needs are respected. The guidelines reflect the ten key principles of the International Labour Office (ILO) code of practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work.

Joint ILO/WHO Guidelines on Health Services and HIV/AIDS

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This report presents guidelines to promote management of HIV in health services including prevention of occupational exposure as well as ensuring that patients receive effective care and that their rights and needs are respected. The guidelines reflect the ten key principles of the International Labour Office (ILO) code of practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work.

Guidelines for Appropriate Evaluations of HIV Testing Technologies in Africa

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This report is a guide for developing country-specific protocols for conducting evaluations of HIV enzyme immunoassay and rapid/simple test methods in Africa. It includes the background of each test, the importance of rapid/simple assays, the rationale and justification for evaluating new tests, the importance of quality assurance and safety, issues to be considered when planning an evaluation, projected time line for an evaluation, and technical training requirements.

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