Operationalizing management of sick young infants with possible serious bacterial infection (PSBI) when referral is not feasible in the context of existing maternal, newborn, and child health programmes

Content Type: CoP Resource
Author(s): WHO/UNICEF
Published: January 2017
The WHO guideline Managing possible serious bacterial infection (PSBI) in young infants when referral Is not feasible, released in September 2015, contained new recommendations for outpatient treatment using simplified antibiotic regimens that can increase access to treatment of pneumonia and PSBI in sick young infants when referral is not accepted or not feasible and can reduce inequity in access to care. This document addresses need for practical guidance on how to operationalize the guidelines in the context of a country’s ongoing maternal, newborn and child health programmes.

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