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Guidelines for the development of guidelines. PAHO and WHO issue guidelines intended to improve the development of guidelines for improving various aspects of health care and health outcomes focusing on equity and optimal resource utilization. In developing guidelines it is essential that recommendations and actions be informed by the best available research evidence. Increasingly, governments, and professional and consumer organizations are demanding a more rigorous process to ensure Evidence-informed guideline development.

Guidelines from Latin American and the Caribbean Ministries of Health

Argentina (only in Spanish)

Brazil (in Spanish and Portuguese)


Colombia (only in Spanish)

Chile (only in Spanish)


Mexico (only in Spanish)

Nicaragua (only in Spanish)


Uruguay (only in Spanish)

United States of America

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Networks and resources

Methodological manuals for the preparation of guidelines in Spanish

Methodological manuals for the preparation of guidelines in Portuguese

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