Systematic reviews in malaria global policies need global reviews.
This article highlights systematic reviews of malaria research and what has been learned about applying methods of research synthesis in this particular infectious disease over the last 15 years. It illustrates how systematic reviews have been used to guide policy, shows what has been learned about synthesizing research in this area, and reflects on how best to maximize their uptake in policy and practice.
Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, 2009, 23, (2), pp. 387-404