From September 01, 2011 to September 30, 2011
On 10 August 2011, the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development of the World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with other departments, launched a new web-based resource tool designed to assist key players worldwide in making informed decisions on the most effective actions in response to the different forms of malnutrition and for improving the health and nutrition of populations globally. The WHO electronic Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA) will serve as an easily accessible web-based tool for policy-makers, health workers, international organisations, bilateral agencies, non-governmental organisations, academics and other interested actors, to access the most up-to-date WHO guidance on nutrition and the evidence that has led to the development of these recommendations. It is therefore also a tool for political advocacy ...
This month sees the landmark publication of an authoritative Cochrane overview of systematic reviews of oral analgesics for acute post-operative pain in adults. Pain management is a routine feature of everyday medicine. To the uninitiated, post-operative analgesia is often considered a straightforward pain problem...