WHO Guidelines on the verification of elimination of human onchocerciasis


he Department for Evidence-based medicine and Clinical Epirdemiology will provide the WHO with assistance in the development of a set of guidelines on the verification of elimination of human onchocerciasis. This is an update of a previous guideline published in 2001. Specifically, the department will help with the formulation of the PICO questions; perform a systematic search and identify relevant studies; perform individual study abstraction and quality assessment; and produce GRADE evidence profiles for the body of evidence.


Duration 15/03/2014 - 31/01/2015
Funding andere internationale Organisationen
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Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Evaluation

Principle investigator for the project (Danube University Krems) Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerald Gartlehner, MPH
Project members Evelyn Auer Dr. Angela Kaminski-Hartenthaler Dr. Peter Mahlknecht Dr. Barbara Nußbaumer-Streit, MSc BSc Ass. Prof. Mag. Isolde Sommer, PhD MPH
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