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  • If you are an author of a published Cochrane Review then please complete this important surveyCochrane has launched the 2019 Cochrane author experience survey and want to know what authors think of the 'author experience' and where the priorities should be for future development.The results of this survey will help  prioritise  future...
    June 10 2019
  • Tuberculosis (TB) causes more deaths globally than any other infectious disease and is a top 10 cause of death worldwide. Globally in 2017, of the estimated 10 million people with TB, 3.6 million were not reported to national TB programmes, many of whom were not being diagnosed with their disease. When it is detected early and effectively ...
    June 10 2019
  • Rotavirus infection is a common cause of diarrhoea and a variety of vaccines are used to try to prevent it. The evidence for these is examined in the fourth update of a Cochrane Review, published in March 2019. One of the authors, Hanna Bergman, based in the Cochrane Response team in London UK tells us more  about the problem and the latest...
    June 6 2019
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 5, 2019 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (reviews and protocols published 1 – 31 May).1 New ProtocolBauza  V, Sclar  G, Majorin  F, Clasen  T. Interventions to improve sanitation for preventing diarrhoea....
    June 6 2019
  • Vaccines for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea: vaccines in usePlain language summaryWhat is the aim of this review?The aim of this Cochrane Review was to find out if rotavirus vaccines are effective in preventing diarrhoea and deaths in infants and young children. We also aimed to find out if the rotavirus vaccines are safe. We collected and...
    May 29 2019
  • Plain language summaryAdding indoor residual spraying in communities using insecticide‐treated nets for the prevention of malariaWhat was the aim of this review?Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is the regular application of chemical insecticides to household walls. The insecticide lasts for at least four months, killing mosquitoes that land on them...
    May 23 2019
  • A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Santiago 2019.This 26th annual flagship event will take place at CasaPiedra in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile, 22-25 October 2019.Stipends and bursaries represent funding you can apply...
    May 10 2019
  • Tuberculosis has been killing people for centuries and the prospect of a vaccine to stop this has eluded scientists for years. In 2012, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation invested an initial USD 220 million in tuberculosis vaccine development through AERAS; one of the candidate vaccines that advanced, known as MVA85A, was developed as an add-on...
    May 1 2019
  • This year’s Cochrane UK & Cochrane Ireland Symposium took place at the Saïd Business School, Oxford. The theme of the symposium was “Inspiring innovation – ensuring quality”, and CIDG members, Marty Richardson (Statistician) and Vittoria Lutje (Information Specialist), joined Cochrane colleagues from all over the UK and Ireland at the event....
    April 3 2019
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 4, 2019 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (reviews and protocols published 1 – 30 April).1 New ReviewKashangura  R, Jullien  S, Garner  P, Johnson  S. MVA85A vaccine to enhance BCG for preventing...
    April 2 2019

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