|Item||Inclusion criteria||Exclusion criteria|
|Population||Studies involving adults who are co-infected with MDR-TB and HIV in LMICs||
-Patients with multi-morbidities
|Intervention||Studies reporting on the delivery of integrated treatment of TB and HIV in LMICs||
-Studies describing treatment of only MDR-TB|
-Studies describing integrated treatment of drug-sensitive TB and HIV
-Studies describing integrated treatment of more than 2 diseases (TB/HIV)
|Outcome(s)||Studies reporting on MDR-TB outcomes and/or their predictors in the setting of integrated therapy for TB/HIV.||Studies describing outcomes that are unrelated to treatment of MDR-TB in the context of integrated TB/HIV therapy|
|Study design||Observational studies specifically, cohort studies that use quantitative research methods||
1) Interventional studies|
2) Observational studies other than cohort, e.g. cross-sectional studies
3) Mini-reviews, conference abstracts, letters to editors, editorials, commentaries.
4) Studies whose full data will not be available even upon requesting from the author
5) Duplicates studies: for studies published with the same or different titles or in more than one journal, the most updated version shall be considered.