Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group, UK
The CIDG’s main areas of work are on determination of the effects of interventions on the prevention or treatment of infectious diseases of relevance to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and neglected tropical diseases in low- and middle-income countries.
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.
- has over 700 active authors from around the world currently preparing or updating Cochrane systematic reviews.
- includes 20 international Editors, Co-ordinating Editor, Managing Editor, Statistician, Information Specialists, Editorial Assistants, and Specialist Advisors.
- provides training and support for author teams in preparing and updating reviews, and methodological help in all aspects of research synthesis, including preparing 'Summary of findings' tables.
Vaccines for preventing diarrhoea: vaccines in use (March 2019)
Buddies project-dialogue with policy makers (December 2018)
Updating guidance on cryptococcal disease (December 2018)
Supplementary feeding in food insecure populations-an overview (November 2018)
Plagiarism in African journals (November 2018)
Norovirus infection (October 2018)
Revision of ARRIVE Guidelines (June 2018)