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WHO Chikungunya Guidelines and Documents

Overview of the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, manuals and resources for prevention, control and outbreak response for chikungunya. Please visit also the WHO website to check for recent updates of the documents.

Chikungunya Fever fact sheet (WHO, SEARO).
Proposed case definition of Chikungunya Fever (WHO, SEARO).
Guidelines on Clinical Management of Chikungunya Fever. Experts engaged in managing patients with chikungunya fever in the Region were brought together by the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia to outline guidelines for managing various situations and stages of the disease. This publication is the end result of that exercise and is intended to assist health-care providers in planning and implementing appropriate care to patients with chikungunya fever according to their actual clinical conditions. Date: October 2008.
Guidelines for Prevention and Control of Chikungunya Fever This guideline for the prevention and control of chikungunya fever (CF) is intended for use by all peripheral health workers in the Region and is based on the strategy outlined above. This document will focus mainly on preventing, predicting and detecting outbreaks, and after detection, investigating and containing them. Date: 2009.
Manual for Indoor Residual Spraying: Application of Residual Sprays for Vector Control. The objective of this illustrated manual (aimed at pest-control workers) is to ensure the safe and correct application of a residual insecticide to indoor surfaces on which malaria vectors may rest. However, it also applicable for any other vector-borne diseases where indoor residual spraying would be an appropriate means of vector control. Date: 2002.
Handbook for Integrated Vector Management. The intention of this handbook on integrated vector management (IVM) is to provide guidance to the managers of vector-borne disease control programmes, including comparable officials in health and other sectors involved in vector-borne disease control. The target audience is managers and officials at central, district and lower administrative levels. The handbook provides background information to complement the Core structure for training curricula on integrated vector management and associated training materials. Date: 2013.