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  • Research Assistant (Malaria Vector Control and Elimination) x2The World Health Organization (WHO) intends to expand guidelines development based on systematic reviews and GRADE to malaria vector control. The Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group has contributed to WHO guidelines in malaria chemotherapy and will now extend this to synthesis for vector...
    November 8 2016
  • In the sixth instalment of our 'Meet the Editor' series, we interview Dr Lawrence Mbuagbaw.Could you describe where you currently work and what you do there?I work in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada, but my office is based in the Biostatistics Unit of St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. I teach...
    October 17 2016
  • From July 28 to August 17 2016, Dr Patricia Graves visited the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) editorial base as a Visiting Fellow. Dr Graves is an Adjunct Professor at the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia. She is a...
    October 10 2016
  • Cochrane HIV/AIDS Group contributors: update from your Editorial Base9 September 2016Dear HIV/AIDS Cochrane Group contributorsThis letter serves to update you on the status and plans for the Cochrane HIV/AIDS portfolio of reviews. The Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) took over management of the HIV/AIDS editorial process in February 2015....
    September 9 2016
  • Welcome to our first report in the CIDG 'Meet the Author' series. This month we talk with CIDG review author Mwaka Athuman, who is based at the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania. Could you describe where you currently work and what you do there?I’m a research officer working with Ifakara Health Institute at...
    September 6 2016
  • In July 2016, Dr Rie Roselyne Yotsu was a visiting fellow to the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) editorial base in Liverpool. In this report, she discusses the objectives and results of her visit.Home institution (including department)Department of Dermatology, National Suruga SanatoriumDepartment of Dermatology, National...
    August 24 2016
  • Symposium: Methods for evaluating medical tests and biomarkers, hosted by the Test Evaluation Research Group, University of Birmingham, UK, 19th and 20th July 2016In this blog post, CIDG Editor Dr Karen Steingart discusses a recent symposium, 'Methods for evaluating medical test and biomarkers'.I have a special interest in systematic...
    August 10 2016
  • In the fifth instalment of our 'Meet the Editor' series, we interview Dr Karen Steingart.Public health physician, methodologist, mentor, constant learner, humanistCould you describe where you currently work and what you do there? I work from home in Portland, Oregon, USA. From my home office, I perform systematic reviews in tuberculosis...
    August 1 2016
  • Professor Paul Garner from LSTM’s Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health has led the development of new guidance on updating systematic reviews which has been published in the BMJ in collaboration with Holger Schünemann from McMaster University and others from Oxford University and Cochrane.“It needs...
    July 25 2016
  • An international review team has published a Cochrane systematic review that assessed the effects of programmes that use the World Health Organization’s (WHO) integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) strategy. The review has already been used by a team who performed a strategic review of integrated management of neonatal...
    July 6 2016

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