Producing National Drug and Therapeutic Information - The Malawi Approach to Developing Standard Treatment Guidelines
(1994; 49 pages) View the PDF document
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View the documentAcknowledgements
Open this folder and view contentsIntroduction
Open this folder and view contentsMSTG 1 (First edition)
Open this folder and view contentsMSTG 2 (Second edition)
Close this folderAppendices
View the documentAppendix 1 - Background publications used in preparation of the guidelines
View the documentAppendix 2 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (December 1988) first draft
View the documentAppendix 3 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (May 1989) second draft
View the documentAppendix 4 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (July 1989) third draft
View the documentAppendix 5 - Sample page of MSTG 1 (November 1990) final version
View the documentAppendix 6 - Technical notes on MSTG 1
View the documentAppendix 7 - Cover page of MSTG 1
View the documentAppendix 8 - Modification form for MSTG 1
View the documentAppendix 9 - Sample page of MSTG 2 (July 1993) final version
View the documentAppendix 10 - Technical notes on MSTG 2
View the documentAppendix 11 - Cover page of MSTG 2
View the documentAppendix 12 - Comparison table for MSTG 1 and MSTG 2
View the documentAppendix 13 - District training workshops to introduce MSTG 2 and MPC
 

Appendix 1 - Background publications used in preparation of the guidelines

MSTG 1

Reeve PA. Common Medical Problems in Malawi: a Guide to Management. Lilongwe: Ministry of Health, Malawi, (undated).

Clinical Guidelines: Diagnostic and Treatment Manual. Paris: Médecins sans Frontières Editions Hatier, 1988

British National Formulary. London: British Medical Association & The Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, 1988

Martindale. The Extra Pharmacopoiea 28th ed. London: Pharmaceutical Press, 1982

EDLIZ. Harare: Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe, 1985

WHO Model Prescribing Information (series in draft). Geneva: World Health Organization

Reference was also made to Ministry of Health publications available at the time including:

Guide for Management of Malaria. Lilongwe: Ministry of Health, Malawi, 1986

Manual of the TB Control Programme in Malawi. Lilongwe: Ministry of Health, 1987

MSTG 2

Other texts consulted for this edition (in addition to those used for MSTG 1) included:

Wilkinson M. A Mental Health Handbook for Malawi. Lilongwe: Ministry of Health, Malawi, 1991

Phillips JA, Kazembe KN, Nelson EAS, Fisher JAF. A Paediatric Handbook for Malawi (undated)

Antibiotic Guidelines 7th ed. Melbourne: Victorian Medical Postgraduate Foundation Inc, 1992

Ministry of Health booklets:

Guidelines for Management of Malaria. Lilongwe: Ministry of Health, Malawi, 1992

HIV Management Guidelines. Lilongwe: Ministry of Health, Malawi, 1994 (draft)

STD Guidelines. Lilongwe: Ministry of Health, Malawi, 1994 (draft)

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