Work has shown that those with severe illness or needing inpatient care do not always receive good quality care in African hospitals.
Although poor resources play a part in this, lack of knowledge and lack of simple tools to help health workers provide better care also contribute.
We would like to help improve health care in African hospitals.
The World Health Organization has updated the National Tuberculosis programmes guidelines. The document includes the guideline recommendations and the best available evidence that supports the recommendations.
Click here to download the National TB programmes guidelines.
In a recent study published on April 30th 2014, there is consistent evidence indicating that in low-income settings fluid boluses has led to increased deaths in children with severe febrile illness and impaired circulation, and this increased risk is consistent across children with severe and less severe circulatory impairment.
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There are a number of opportunities available for Emergency Triage, Assessment and Treatment plus Admission care (ETAT+) training available. The table below shows the upcoming courses. These will be updated in due course as more courses are planned.