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BMJ talk medicine: Stopping the overtreatment of malaria

Rapid diagnostic tests have the potential to reduce the overtreatment of malaria by 95%, but time and extensive logistical, behavioural, and technical interventions may be required to achieve this. Eleanor Ochodo from the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care at Stellenbosch University discusses.

Read the full BMJ article: Ochodo E, Garner P, Sinclair D (2016) Achieving universal testing for malaria BMJ 352:i107

Published 04 February 2016

Directly observed therapy for treating tuberculosis

Jamlick Karumbi, Paul Garner 

Published 23 July 2015

Intermittent preventive antimalarial treatment for children with anaemia

Anke Rohwer, based at the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, describes the rationale and findings in this Evidence Podcast.

Published 13 January 2015

 


LSTM Podcast March 2014

Professor Paul Garner discusses his work as CIDG Coordinating Editor.

 

Drugs for treating urinary schistosomiasis 

Kramer CV, Zhang F, Sinclair D, Olliaro P

Published 6 August 2014

 

Xpert® MTB/RIF test for diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults

Steingart KR, Schiller I, Horne DJ, Pai M, Boehme CC, Dendukuri N

Published 21 January 2014

 

Deworming drugs for treating soil-transmitted intestinal worms in children: effects on nutrition and school performance 

Taylor-Robinson DC, Maayan N, Soares-Weiser K, Donegan S, Garner P

Published 14 November 2012

 

Vaccines for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea: vaccines in use 

Soares-Weiser K, MacLehose H, Bergman H, Ben-Aharon I, Nagpal S, Goldberg E, Pitan F, Cunliffe N

Published 14 November 2012

 

Strategies to encourage hand washing can reduce the incidence of diarrhoea by about one third 

Ejemot-Nwadiaro RI, Ehiri JE, Meremikwu MM, Critchley JA

Published 15 February 2012

 

Rapid diagnostic tests for diagnosing malaria 

Abba K, Deeks JJ, Olliaro PL, Naing C-M, Jackson SM, Takwoingi Y, Donegan S, Garner P

Published 18 January 2012

 

Probiotics for treating acute infectious diarrhoea

Allen SJ, Martinez EG, Gregorio GV, Dans LF

Published 8 December 2010

 

Drugs for preventing malaria in travellers 

Jacquerioz FA, Croft AM

Published 7 July 2010