Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 8, 2019 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (reviews and protocols published 1 – 31 August 2019).
Two new reviews
Choi L, Majambere S, Wilson AL. Larviciding to prevent malaria transmission. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD012736. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012736.pub2.
Braganza Menezes D, Menezes B, Dedicoat M. Contact tracing strategies in household and congregate environments to identify cases of tuberculosis in low‐ and moderate‐incidence populations. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD013077. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013077.pub2.
Two new protocols
Furnival‐Adams J, Olanga EA, Napier M, Garner P. Housing interventions for preventing malaria. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD013398. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013398.
Obonyo CO, Muok EMO, Were V. Biannual praziquantel treatment for schistosomiasis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD013412. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013412
The CIDG editorial base is located at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool, UK. The CIDG is led by Professor Paul Garner (Co-ordinating Editor) and Deirdre Walshe (Managing Editor). Over 600 authors from some 52 countries contribute to the preparation of the Cochrane Reviews. They are supported by an international team of Editors, each with topic or methodological expertise.
The CIDG’s main areas of work are on determination of the effects of interventions on the prevention or treatment infectious diseases of relevance to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and neglected tropical diseases. The aims of the CIDG are to impact on policy and research in tropical diseases through the production of high quality and relevant systematic reviews, and to lead developments in review quality improvement and effective dissemination of findings.