Cochrane Reviews on neglected tropical diseases by the READ-It team
To summarize the effects of public health programmes to regularly treat all children with deworming drugs on child growth, haemoglobin, cognition, school attendance, school performance, physical fitness, and mortality.
In this Cochrane Review, Cochrane researchers examined the effects of using albendazole alone and albendazole added to antifilarial drugs to treat infected people and people who live in areas with lymphatic filariasis. After searching for relevant trials up to January 2018, we included 13 randomized controlled trials (RCTs), including one cluster‐RCT, with a total of 8713 participants.
The aim of this Cochrane Review was to summarize the evidence for drug treatments for Buruli ulcer.