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Fig. 1 | Health Research Policy and Systems

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From: Health promoter, advocate, legitimiser — the many roles of WHO guidelines: a qualitative study

Fig. 1

Summary of the path of WHO guidelines from development to dissemination. GDG Guideline Development Group, HQ headquarters. The WHO structure is derived from World Health Organization. The Global Guardian of Public Health [6]. The roles of each office/department of WHO involved in the guideline process are summarised in the brackets. Arrows within HQ represent the review and revision process between the GDG and the Guideline Review Committee. The Guideline Review Committee includes members who are external to HQ. GDG members are often external experts on a guideline topic assembled by a WHO technical unit for a specific guideline, not WHO staff

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