A new systematic review from Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group published: 'Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or hospital outpatient settings has COVID-19 disease'.
What's new! CIDG publications June 2020
Cochrane, a global independent organization that reviews evidence from research to inform health decision-making, publishes a review of studies looking at the accuracy of COVID-19 antibody tests.
Paul Garner: for weeks I have been through a roller coaster of ill health, extreme emotions, and utter exhaustion
Does cleaning hands with ash stop or reduce the spread of viral and bacterial infections compared with soap or other materials?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) is a rapidly emerging disease that has been classified a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). To support WHO with their recommendations on quarantine, a rapid review was conducted on the effectiveness of quarantine during severe coronavirus outbreaks.
Complexity should not be feared, it can be enriching! This was the take home message from the joint National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Complex Review Support Unit (CRSU) & Cochrane day workshop, attended by Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) Research Associate Dr Rebecca Thomas.
In this end of year newsletter, we reflect on the CIDG’s achievements, changes, and plans as we enter 2020.
Dr Eleanor Ochodo of Stellenbosch University, South Africa, won one of the four 2019 African Research Leader Awards from the UKRI's Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Equal pay, migrant workers, and maternal health were the three issues highlighted by the finalists of the inaugural Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Healthy Women Healthy Economies Award.
Plague experts meet in Madagascar, currently one of the countries most affected by plague.
From August - October 2019, READ-It has published three high-impact reviews through the CIDG