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Utilized databases in Cochrane systematic reviews regarding Neglected Tropical Diseases

Grant number: 23/12313-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2024
Effective date (End): December 31, 2024
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine
Principal Investigator:Rachel Riera
Grantee:Geovani Martins Pereira
Host Institution: Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM). Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil


Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) are a group of debilitating diseases, mainly prevalent in tropical areas, which affect more than one billion people globally. This meta-epidemiological study aims to evaluate the sources of information utilized by Cochrane systematic reviews regarding the effects of interventions or diagnostic strategies for neglected tropical diseases to determine wheter local and regional databases were considered during the search for primary studies.

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