READ-It update on publications: February – March 2022

07 Apr 2022

February 2022

New Cochrane Protocol

  • Crider KS, Williams JL, Qi YP, Gutman J, Yeung LF, Mai CT, Finkelstein JL, Mehta S, Pons-Duran C, Menéndez C, Moraleda C, Rogers LM, Daniels K, Green P. Folic acid supplementation and malaria susceptibility and severity among people taking antifolate antimalarial drugs in endemic areas. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2022, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD014217. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD014217 (Partners: UK – LSTM)

New Cochrane Review

  • Taylor M, Thomas R, Oliver S, Garner P. Community views on mass drug administration for filariasis: a qualitative evidence synthesis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2022, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD013638. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013638.pub2 (Partners: UK – LSTM)


March 2022

New Cochrane Reviews

  • van't Hoog A, Viney K, Biermann O, Yang B, Leeflang MMG, Langendam MW. Symptom- and chest-radiography screening for active pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-negative adults and adults with unknown HIV status. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2022, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010890. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010890 (Partners: UK – LSTM)
  • Ochodo EA, Olwanda E, Deeks JJ, Mallett S. Point-of-care viral load tests to detect high HIV viral load in people living with HIV/AIDS attending health facilities. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2022, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD013208. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013208.pub2 (Partners: UK – LSTM and Africa – South Africa)

Other Systematic Reviews 

  • Cogo E, Murray M, Villanueva G, Hamel C, Garner P, Senior SJ, Henschke N. (2022) Suicide rates and suicidal behaviour in displaced people: A systematic review. PLoS ONE 17(3): e0263797. (Partners: UK – LSTM)
  • Divala TH, Lewis J, Bulterys MA, Lutje V, Corbett EL, Schumacher SG, MacPherson P. Missed opportunities for diagnosis and treatment in patients with TB symptoms: a systematic review. Public Health Action, Volume 12, Number 1, 21 March 2022, pp. 10-17(8). (Partners: UK – LSTM)
  • Fisa R, Musukuma M, Sampa M, Musonda P, Young T. Effects of interventions for preventing road traffic crashes: an overview of systematic reviews. BMC Public Health 22, 513 (2022). (Partners:  Africa - Zambia – UoZ)

Cochrane Special Collection

Updated Cochrane Special Collection on diagnosing tuberculosis published for World TB Day (24th March 2022). Curated by Mikashmi Kohli, Adrienne Shapiro, and Karen Steingart (Cochrane Infectious Diseases) and Nazir Ismail, Alexei Korobitsyn, and Cecily Miller (WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme). (Partners: UK – LSTM)


These publications are associated with the Research, Evidence and Development Initiative (READ-It). READ-It (project number 300342-104) is funded by UK aid from the UK government; however, the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the UK government’s official policies.