Cochrane Reviews 2016

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Oral zinc for treating diarrhoea in children
Lazzerini M, Wanzira H

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Polymer-based oral rehydration solution for treating acute watery diarrhoea
Gregorio GV, Gonzales MLM, Dans LF, Martinez EG

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Efavirenz or nevirapine in three-drug combination therapy with two nucleoside or nucleotide-reverse transcriptase inhibitors for initial treatment of HIV infection in antiretroviral-naïve individuals
Mbuagbaw L, Mursleen S, Irlam JH, Spaulding AB, Rutherford GW, Siegfried N

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Vitamin D supplementation for preventing infections in children under five years of age
Yakoob MY, Salam RA, Khan FR, Bhutta ZA

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School-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy in adolescents
Mason-Jones AJ, Sinclair D, Mathews C, Kagee A, Hillman A, Lombard C

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Six-month therapy for abdominal tuberculosis

Jullien S, Jain S, Ryan H, Ahuja V

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GenoType® MTBDRsl assay for resistance to second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs

Theron G, Peter J, Richardson M, Warren R, Dheda K, Steingart KR

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Six months therapy for tuberculous meningitis
Jullien S, Ryan H, Modi M, Bhatia R

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Public stewardship of private for-profit healthcare providers in low- and middle-income countries
Wiysonge CS, Abdullahi LH, Ndze VN, Hussey GD

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Routine vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of blindness due to measles infection in children
Bello S, Meremikwu MM, Ejemot-Nwadiaro RI, Oduwole O

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Interventions for improving coverage of childhood immunisation in low- and middle-income countries
Oyo-Ita A, Wiysonge CS, Oringanje C, Nwachukwu CE, Oduwole O, Meremikwu MM

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Nutritional supplements for people being treated for active tuberculosis
Grobler L, Nagpal S, Sudarsanam TD, Sinclair D

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Antibiotics for treating septic abortion
Udoh A, Effa EE, Oduwole O, Okusanya BO, Okafo O

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Integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) strategy for children under five
Gera T, Shah D, Garner P, Richardson M, Sachdev HS

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Fixed-dose combinations of drugs versus single-drug formulations for treating pulmonary tuberculosis
Gallardo CR, Rigau Comas D, Valderrama Rodríguez A, Roqué i Figuls M, Parker LA, Caylà J, Bonfill Cosp X

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Lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan assay for detecting active tuberculosis in HIV-positive adults
Shah M, Hanrahan C, Wang ZY, Dendukuri N, Lawn SD, Denkinger CM, Steingart KR

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Corticosteroids for managing tuberculous meningitis
Prasad K, Singh MB, Ryan H

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Antihelminthics in helminth-endemic areas: effects on HIV disease progression
Rubin Means A, Burns P, Sinclair D, Walson JL

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Oral iron supplements for children in malaria-endemic areas

Neuberger A, Okebe J, Yahav D, Paul M

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Brief school-based interventions and behavioural outcomes for substance-using adolescents

Carney T, Myers BJ, Louw J, Okwundu CI

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Ivermectin versus albendazole or thiabendazole for Strongyloides stercoralis infection
Henriquez-Camacho C, Gotuzzo E, Echevarria J, White Jr AC, Terashima A, Samalvides F, Pérez-Molina JA, Plana MN