MSF medical guidelines
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) produces medical guides to help practitioners in the field. The contents of these guides are based on scientific data collected from MSF’s experience, the World Health Organization (WHO), other renowned international medical institutions and medical and scientific journals.
Change in expression of drug doses in MSF guides
The expression of drug doses has changed in the English, French and Spanish versions of Essential drugs and Clinical guidelines. These changes will likewise be progressively applied to other guides. For more information, see News.
Clinical guidelines - July 2018 update
This guide has been updated. This month's revision includes in particular: significant changes (3), new entries (0), deleted entries (0)....
. Anaemia: treatment and prevention of iron-deficiency revised (with addition of a paediatric syrup).
. Plague: for prophylaxis after exposure to pneumonic plague patient or direct contact with infected body fluids or tissues, co-trimoxazole replaced by ciprofloxacin.
. Meningeal cryptococcosis in HIV: protocol updated according to WHO 2018 recommendations.