Preliminary guidelines for the surveillance of microcephaly in newborns in settings with risk of Zika virus circulation

This document provides guidelines for the design and implementation of actions for the surveillance of microcephaly and other associated conditions. These guidelines are for health care workers responsible for the implementation of public health surveillance at the ministries of health in the countries, promoting harmonized criteria for operations and strategies.

Link to the guidelines.

Resource Type(s)
Health Care Protocol
Topic(s)
Birth Defects
Child Survival
Microcephaly
Pregnancy
Surveillance
Audience(s)
Health Care Workers
Language(s)
English
Country(ies)
Global
Source(s)
Pan American Health Organization
World Health Organization

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