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.
This review aims to assist the decision-making by providing an overview of the relative effects of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-P) versus other recommended antimalarials. In Africa, DHA-P reduces overall treatment failure compared to artemether-lumefantrine, although both drugs have low failure rates.
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.