In Guidelines we Trust.

In Guidelines we Trust.

GUIDELINES

Pragmatic guidelines for low threshold opioid substitution therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic & lock-down. An essential tool to maintain help avoid withdrawal, maintain tolerance and prevent overdose or manage, reduce or stop heroin use when there is limited supply.

This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The National Institute for Communicable Diseases will update this interim guidance as needed ​and as additional information becomes available.

This tip sheet describes feelings and thoughts you may have during and after social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. It also suggests ways to care for your behavioural health during these experiences and provides resources for more help.

COVID-19: GUIDELINES

COVID-19: TREATMENT

COVID-19: TRANSMISSION RISK

COVID-19: EPIDEMIOLOGY

COVID-19: PATHOGENESIS

World Health Organisation

When health systems are overwhelmed, both direct mortality from an outbreak and indirect mortality from vaccine-preventable and treatable conditions increase dramatically. Countries will need to make difficult decisions to balance the demands of responding directly to COVID-19, while simultaneously engaging in strategic planning and coordinated action to maintain essential health service delivery, mitigating the risk of system collapse. This document expands on the content of the Operational planning guidelines to support country preparedness and response, and provides guidance on a set of targeted immediate actions that countries should consider at national, regional, and local level to reorganize and maintain access to high-quality essential health services for all.

This is the first edition of guidance on infection prevention and control (IPC) strategies for use when infection with a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is suspected.​

This tool is designed to support risk communication, community engagement staff and responders working with national health authorities, and other partners to develop, implement and monitor an effective action plan for communicating effectively with the public, engaging with communities, local partners and other stakeholders to help prepare and protect individuals, families and the public’s health during early response to COVID-19.

When health systems are overwhelmed, both direct mortality from an outbreak and indirect mortality from vaccine-preventable and treatable conditions increase dramatically. Countries will need to make difficult decisions to balance the demands of responding directly to COVID-19, while simultaneously engaging in strategic planning and coordinated action to maintain essential health service delivery, mitigating the risk of system collapse. This document expands on the content of the Operational planning guidelines to support country preparedness and response, and provides guidance on a set of targeted immediate actions that countries should consider at national, regional, and local level to reorganize and maintain access to high-quality essential health services for all.

COVID-19: DIAGNOSTICS

COVID-19: UPCOMING STUDIES

COVID-19: OPEN-ACCESS PUBLICATIONS

COVID-19: PREGNANCY

COVID-19: DRUG INTERACTIONS

COVID-19: SEX, HIV and STIs

COVID-19: ON THE WEB

COVID-19: PDF

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