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Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of visceral leishmaniasis in South Sudan

A document produced by the Ministry of Health in South Sudan, with the support of WHO and UNICEF as well as other national and international partners. It contains the recommended algorithms for investigating suspected cases of VL, PKDL and possible VL relapse, as well as details on diagnostic procedures and associated forms the MoH requires to be completed.

4 Dec 2017
Training material
Training health workers, Case management
South Sudan

Treatment Guidelines for Ethiopia

This website collates the treatment guidelines for General Hospitals, Primary Hospitals and Health Centres in Ethiopia.

4 Dec 2017
Training material
Training health workers, Case management
Ethiopia

IDSA-ASTMH Practical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis:

The most recent CDC recommended Clinical Practice Guidelines on Leishmaniasis. Developed in 2016 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
6 Nov 2017
Training material

WHO Neglected tropical diseases e-learning course

A free course on post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) is now accessible through the free online eLearning Platform of the World Health Organization (WHO). This course on PKDL is part of a new e-learning initiative devoted to sustainable control of neglected tropical diseases. 

7 Aug 2017
Training material
Health education, Training health workers

The Post Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis Atlas (WHO, 2012)

A manual for health workers aiming to guide early recognition of PKDL.

26 Jun 2017
Training material
Training health workers