Oxygen therapy for children: a manual for health workers

This manual is part of a series of resources for improving the quality of care for severely ill children in health facilities. It supports the improved use and availability of oxygen therapy in low resource settings.

This practical bedside manual can be used in most areas of the world and can be adapted to country-specific circumstances.

Key WHO publications

  • The World Health Report
    Expert assessment of global health including statistics. Each report focuses on a particular theme.
  • International Pharmacopoeia
    Collection of quality specifications for pharmaceutical substances and dosage forms, for reference or adaptation by WHO Member States.


  • The African Health Monitor
    Web platform for data and statistics, analysis and synthesis of information to support countries establish national or sub-national health observatories.
  • Public Health Panaroma
    Lessons learned from the field, as well as original research work, to facilitate the use of evidence and good practice for public health action.

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