Evidence-Based Policy on Deworming

  title={Evidence-Based Policy on Deworming},
  author={Dirk A Engels and Lorenzo Savioli},
  journal={PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases},
  pages={e358 - 1701}
We read with interest ‘‘Does Deworming Improve Growth and School Performance in Children?’’ (published in this issue [1]), a summary of the 2007 Cochrane systematic review by David Taylor-Robinson and colleagues. Their previous systematic review [2], published in the BMJ, has been subject to substantial criticism by various authors and institutions [3–7]. Taylor-Robinson and colleagues have now responded to these criticisms by updating the original Cochrane review to include a number of recent… CONTINUE READING
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