What's New! CIDG publications October 2022

During October 2022, the CIDG published one updated review, in Issue 10 2022 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Further details are below.

Updated review 

Fox T, Furnival-Adams J, Chaplin M, Napier M, Olanga EA. House modifications for preventing malaria. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2022, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD013398. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013398.pub4.

Read the LSTM news story here.

Cochrane Kenneth Warren Prize

We congratulate Dr Eleanor Ochodo Opondo, CIDG Editor, winner of this year’s Cochrane Kenneth Warren Prize. She has been awarded this for her CIDG diagnostic test accuracy review ‘Point‐of‐care tests detecting HIV nucleic acids for diagnosis of HIV‐1 or HIV‐2 infection in infants and children aged 18 months or less’. Read the Cochrane news story here.


Cochrane Lecture (30 November 2022)

In this year’s Cochrane Lecture, Professor James "Jimmy" Volmink will call for the adoption of global health equity as a strategic priority for Cochrane, and explore ways this can be actioned through steps such as prioritising review topics, enabling participation and promoting diversity and inclusion. Registration is here.


Throughout 2022, we will continue to add publications to our CIDG and READ-It websites regularly. Do continue to check our websites for updates and follow us on Twitter.

The CIDG editorial base is located at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool, UK. 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.