Process of Development of WHO Guidelines

  • Asha Bellad Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belagavi, Karnataka
  • Aakriti Gupta All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi


A WHO guideline is any document containing recommendations about health interventions, whether these are clinical, public health or policy recommendations. A recommendation provides information about what policy-makers, health-care providers or patients should do. It implies a choice between different interventions that have an impact on health and that have implications for the use of resources. The purpose of WHO guidelines is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations


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Bellad A, Gupta A. Process of Development of WHO Guidelines. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 25Apr.2018 [cited 19Feb.2019];30(Supp):95-00. Available from:
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