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  • A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018.The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible) are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other expenses associated with attending the 2018 Colloquium.Cochrane...
    April 20 2018
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 3, 2018 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (Reviews and protocols published 1 to 31 March).ReviewsGonzález R, Pons-Duran C, Piqueras M, Aponte JJ, ter Kuile FO, Menéndez C. Mefloquine for preventing malaria in pregnant...
    April 20 2018
  • Bangladesh, Kenya, Myanmar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and Scotland, UK: DFID health advisers from all corners of the globe came to Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) for a 2-day course on systematic reviews following their annual advisers meeting. This builds on the success of last year’s course, and aims to help...
    March 23 2018
  • In January 2018, Harriet Blundell and Rachael Milligan from the CIDG editorial base attended a seminar on the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in humanitarian settings. The seminar was part of the Royal Society of Medicines (RSM) Global Health series and drew almost 100 participants from a wide variety of...
    March 2 2018
  • Primary healthcare in humanitarian settings: where is the evidence-base? In January, two CIDG staff, Harriet Blundell and Rachael Milligan, attended a seminar on the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in humanitarian settings. The seminar was part of the Royal Society of  Medicines (RSM) Global Health series...
    March 1 2018
  • In this instalment of the CIDG 'Meet the Editor' series, we talk with Dr Ingrid Eshun-Wilson who is a HIV clinician and epidemiologist based at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.  Dr Eshun-Wilson has experience working with people living with HIV in low and middle income countries in both public health and clinical research settings....
    March 1 2018
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 2, 2018 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (Reviews and protocols published 1 to 28 February).ProtocolsMateo-Urdiales A, Johnson S, Nachega JB, Eshun-Wilson I. Rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy for people living with...
    March 1 2018
  • A single dose of primaquine is thought to stop people with P. falciparum malaria infecting mosquitoes, which could help bring down malaria transmission. In this Cochrane Review update, prepared by an international team of researchers and co-ordinated through the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group  (CIDG) based at LSTM, the researchers...
    February 2 2018
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 1, 2018 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (Reviews and protocols published 1 to 31 January).Three protocolsLaCourse SM, Cranmer LM, Bekker A, Steingart KR, Black D, Horne DJ, Oren E, Pals S, Modi S, ...
    January 31 2018
  • The Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG), as part of the Effective Health Care Research Consortium, welcomes two new staff members to the CIDG editorial base: Harriet Blundell  (Clinical Research Associate, joined October 2017) and Paul Hine  (Research Assistant, joined December 2017).Harriet is a medical doctor with an...
    January 30 2018

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