EHCRC News Archive

18 July 2019 How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria
10 June 2019 Xpert Ultra test for diagnosing TB now included in Cochrane Review
02 May 2019 Latest Cochrane review looks at MVA85A vaccine to enhance BCG for preventing tuberculosis
25 March 2019 Call for abstracts and workshops – Qualitative Evidence Symposium 2019
22 March 2019 Diagnosing tuberculosis: a Cochrane Special Collection
22 March 2019 Linezolid for drug‐resistant pulmonary tuberculosis
22 March 2019 WORLD TB DAY - 24 March 2019
19 March 2019 First Symposium on using qualitative evidence to inform decisions in the SDG era – 9-11 October 2019, Brasilia, Brazil
26 February 2019 Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group works with WHO on latest guidelines for malaria vector control
14 January 2019 Being HIV positive and staying on antiretroviral therapy in Africa: A systematic review
08 January 2019 Latest Cochrane review looks at Pyronaridine‐artesunate for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
01 December 2018 World AIDS Day
29 November 2018 Latest Cochrane review looks at pyrethroid-PBO nets for preventing malaria in Africa
06 September 2018 Two job vacancies in evidence synthesis at the CIDG
28 August 2018 Cochrane review looks at the accuracy of Xpert® MTB/RIF for the diagnosis of extrapulmonary TB
13 July 2018 Meet the CIDG team - Mr Joseph Pryce
13 July 2018 Learn more about our CIDG team!
12 July 2018 Meet the CIDG team - Dr Cara Macfarlane
12 July 2018 Visiting Fellow Report: Monica Shah
05 June 2018 Ribavirin for treating Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever: does it make a difference?”
30 May 2018 Meet the CIDG team - Dr Rachael Milligan
25 May 2018 Meet the CIDG team - Leslie Choi
23 May 2018 Meet the CIDG team - Dr Paul Hine
23 May 2018 Meet the CIDG team - Dr Samuel Johnson
17 May 2018 Meet the CIDG team - Dr Harriet Blundell
14 May 2018 What’s new! CIDG publications April 2018
23 March 2018 LSTM runs for second time DFID commissioned primer course in systematic reviews
01 March 2018 What’s new! CIDG publications February 2018
07 February 2018 What's new! CIDG publications January 2018
02 February 2018 Mini-primaquine does help stop people infecting mosquitoes with malaria, but impact on transmission in the community remains unclear
23 January 2018 Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018
23 January 2018 Web comic summarises Cochrane Review on episiotomy
08 December 2017 Latest Cochrane review looks at the effectiveness of strategies to improve people’s access to treatment for tuberculosis
01 December 2017 Misconduct in scientific publications: Authorship, plagiarism and conflicts of interest
17 November 2017 Factors that influence the provision of intrapartum and postnatal care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis
02 November 2017 Meet the Editor: George Rutherford
01 November 2017 What's new? CIDG publications October 2017
31 October 2017 Cochrane review looks at the effectiveness and side effects of mefloquine
19 October 2017 Health systems in low income countries - four new overviews
17 October 2017 Global Evidence Summit 2017: networking sessions between senior health researchers and students
13 October 2017 Vacancy: CIDG Research Assistant in Evidence Synthesis
12 October 2017 Shifting the way we do it: sharing different methods for clinical practice guideline adaptation for use in South Africa
10 October 2017 Second round of workshops for Stellenbosch Journalism students
20 September 2017 Research integrity study gets international recognition
13 September 2017 Updated Cochrane Review published: Interventions for treating tuberculous pericarditis
11 September 2017 EHCRC partners at the Global Evidence Summit 2017
07 September 2017 Excitement builds on eve of Global Evidence Summit
06 September 2017 'Meet the Editor': Dr Michael Eisenhut
01 September 2017 What's new? CIDG publications August 2017
30 August 2017 A fond farewell to Anne-Marie Stephani, CIDG Managing Editor
22 August 2017 Upcoming training workshops by Cochrane South Asia
01 August 2017 'Meet the Editor': Dr Gerry Davies
31 July 2017 New National License Agreement provides India with unlimited access to the Cochrane Library
03 July 2017 Former South African Minister of Finance to open the first-ever Global Evidence Summit
27 June 2017 Cochrane, GRADE, and gelato: assessing the certainty of the evidence
22 June 2017 National one-click access to Cochrane library for South Africans
07 June 2017 Cochrane in Sri Lanka: from evidence to policy development
01 June 2017 Meet the Editor: Emmanuel Effa
23 May 2017 TDR stipends to attend the Global Evidence Summit
23 May 2017 Mosquitoes and malaria: Cochrane is on the case
12 May 2017 Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever - how to treat it?
26 April 2017 Systematic reviews: what have they ever done for global health?
24 April 2017 Visiting Fellow Report: Francis Mhimbira
11 April 2017 Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium 2017: Through the Looking Glass
05 April 2017 Paul Garner appointed as PLOS Medicine Editorial Board Member
29 March 2017 Meet the Editors: a year on
17 March 2017 DFID commissioned 3-day primer course at LSTM in systematic reviews in health development
13 March 2017 The CIDG editorial base welcomes new staff members
06 March 2017 'Meet the Editor': Yemisi Takwoingi
16 February 2017 LSTM Seminar report: Medical journals and the Medicalization of Global Health
06 February 2017 Research finds flaws in studies of mass deworming efforts for children in poor countries
01 February 2017 New Cochrane South Africa Director appointed
24 January 2017 Cochrane Colloquium 2016 highlights challenges in accessing data, using technology to speed up reviews, and getting the right reviews to the right people
20 January 2017 Learning about Cochrane in six South Asian languages
16 January 2017 Cochrane South Africa welcomes new staff members
13 January 2017 The Pan African Clinical Trials Registry: over 800 trials registered
11 January 2017 Founding Director of Cochrane South Africa honoured - Jimmy Volmink recognised for his contribution to evidencebased healthcare
09 January 2017 Searching for answers: meet Vittoria Lutje, CIDG Information Specialist
06 January 2017 Cochrane South Africa announces appointment of new Director
13 December 2016 New Campbell review confirms little or no effect of community deworming
13 December 2016 Updated Cochrane review published: Polymer-based oral rehydration solution for treating acute watery diarrhoea
12 December 2016 CIDG job vacancy: Research Assistant in NTDs
02 December 2016 CIDG submissions to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 11
30 November 2016 2016 winner of the prestigious Aubrey Sheiham Leadership Award for Evidence-Based Healthcare in Africa announced
28 November 2016 'Meet the Editor' feature - Hellen Gelband
25 November 2016 Targeting future journalists
24 November 2016 Seminar Series Report: Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy in infectious diseases
08 November 2016 School-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy in adolescents
08 November 2016 CIDG job vacancies
07 November 2016 Learning Initiative for eXperienced Authors (LIXA): editorial skills workshop
02 November 2016 South-South Collaboration: Africa Centre for Systematic Reviews at Makerere University co-hosts Cochrane GRADE Workshop
31 October 2016 LSTM Seminar Report: AIDS: don’t die of prejudice
25 October 2016 The experience of moving from doing an 'empty review' to a pioneer trial
17 October 2016 'Meet the Editor': Dr Lawrence Mbuagbaw
10 October 2016 Visiting Fellow Report: Patricia Graves
06 September 2016 'Meet the Author': Mwaka Athuman
01 September 2016 Primer on Systematic Reviews and Research Synthesis
31 August 2016 Cochrane South Africa/EHCRC Time-out Fellowship – May 2016
24 August 2016 CIDG Visiting Fellow's Report: Dr Yotsu
15 August 2016 Cochrane South Asia Workshop on Evidence-Based Medicine, MEDICON 2016, 13-16 July 2016
11 August 2016 CIDG Editor Karen Steingart discusses a recent symposium, 'Methods for evaluating medical test and biomarkers'
01 August 2016 'Meet the Editor’ feature: Dr. Karen Steingart, CIDG Editor
26 July 2016 Report on ‘Systematic Review Workshop’ conducted by Cochrane South Asia, Kathmandu, June 2016
25 July 2016 New guidance on updating systematic reviews
12 July 2016 Report: Cochrane South Asia Workshop on Research Ethics and Methodology, 22 to 23 June 2016
06 July 2016 Cochrane Review: Integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) strategy for children under five
22 June 2016 'Meet the Editor' - Joseph Okebe
15 June 2016 MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2016/17
15 June 2016 Call for peer-reviewed articles for inclusion in a publication entitled: Evidence Synthesis for Health Policy & Systems: A Methods Reader
15 June 2016 Neglected tropical diseases get prime time in systematic reviews primer in Accra, Ghana
14 June 2016 Workshop on evidence synthesis in NTDs, Ghana, May 2016
23 May 2016 'Meet the Editor' - Professor Mical Paul
25 April 2016 Exciting new vacancies at the CIDG editorial base, Liverpool
18 April 2016 Meet Hasifa, CIDG Editor
16 March 2016 'Meet the Editor' feature: Dr Jimee Hwang, CIDG Editor
18 February 2016 Seminar report: Evidence-based charity: a good idea or terrible idea
08 February 2016 Dr Nathan Ford presents at the LSTM Seminar Series: 'Uses and limits of research evidence in shaping global HIV policy and practice'
28 January 2016 Duncan Society Public Lecture: 'Power, Perversion and Delusion: Academic Conflicting Interests in Medical Research'
18 November 2015 Professor Jimmy Volmink delivers LSTM’s 2015 Leverhulme Lecture
02 November 2015 LSTM Leverhulme Lecture: Ecstasies and agonies of evidence synthesis
21 October 2015 Updated Cochrane Review: Interventions to improve water quality for preventing diarrhoea
16 September 2015 Effects of MVA85A vaccine on tuberculosis challenge in animals, a systematic review
08 September 2015 Latest Cochrane Review: Incentives and enablers to improve adherence in tuberculosis
12 August 2015 CIDG staff currently involved in running a 5-day course in India on 'Systematic review and meta-analysis in TB'
23 July 2015 Educational and economic benefits of deworming children questioned by Cochrane systematic review
11 March 2015 Cochrane Review of effectiveness of point of care diagnostics for schistosomiasis
14 January 2015 Latest Cochrane Review: Intermittent preventive antimalarial treatment for children with anaemia
19 November 2014 Reminder systems to improve patient adherence to tuberculosis clinic appointments for diagnosis and treatment
11 September 2014 Latest Cochrane Review:Artemether for severe malaria
03 July 2014 Latest Cochrane Review: Primaquine or other 8 aminoquinoline for reducing P falciparum transmission
09 May 2014 Rapid fluid boluses for children with severe illness
14 March 2014 DEVTA: results from the biggest clinical trial ever
10 December 2013 Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group examines the data on MDA and larvivorous fish
24 October 2013 Cochrane Infectious Disease Group biannual editors meeting
03 July 2013 HIV treatment in basic health facilities - fewer patients lost and quality of care maintained, recent Cochrane review shows
10 December 2012 New WHO recommendations: Optimizing health worker roles through task shifting