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  • Dr Paul Hine Research Assistant Paul.Hine@lstmed.ac.ukPaul is a registrar in Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine training in the Mersey Deanery.  He has taken time out of training to work with the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group, joining the CIDG editorial base in December 2017 to work on reviews in malaria...
    May 29 2018
  • Oman is the oldest independent state in the Arab world and is currently hosting just over 190,000 refugees from the current conflict in Yemen. In March 2018, Harriet Blundell from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group attended a 3-day workshop on migrant health in Muscat, Oman. The overall aim of the workshop was to discuss the impact of...
    May 25 2018
  • Dr Samuel Johnson Research AssociateSamuel.Johnson@lstmed.ac.ukSam Johnson is a medical doctor and joined the CIDG editorial base in January 2017. He came to Liverpool, (adopted homeland of Mohammed Salah!) in 2016 to study for the Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H).  He quickly developed an interest in emerging...
    May 23 2018
  • Dr Harriet BlundellClinical Research Associate Harriet began working at the CIDG editorial base in October 2017, and is a medical doctor with an interest in tropical medicine and international public health. She recently completed her Masters’ degree in tropical and infectious diseases at LSTM. Her thesis involved using an open-access...
    May 14 2018
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 4, 2018 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (reviews and protocols published 1 - 30 April ).ReviewsRosumeck S, Nast A, Dressler C. Ivermectin and permethrin for treating scabies. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 4. Art. No.:...
    May 4 2018
  • NIHR Complex Reviews Support Unit (CRSU)Cochrane WorkshopIn April 2018 Paul Hine, from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) editorial base, attended a Complex Reviews Support Unit (CRSU) Workshop, at GCU London. The workshop was well-attended, with representatives from different Cochrane Groups from across the UK.The aim of the...
    April 27 2018
  • 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

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