-Studies involving paediatrics ≤15 years.
-Studies including both male and female patients.
-Participants ≥15 years
-Participants with multi-morbidities
Intervention / Investigated condition
The review will be assessing the incidence of TB and MDR-TB among the paediatric population and the therapeutic options available.
-Studies describing combined treatment of more than 2 diseases (TB or MDR-TB /HIV)
-Studies conducted in paediatric patients globally
-Studies conducted in paediatric patients of all cultural backgrounds
-Studies assessing the incidence of TB and MDR-TB among the paediatric population.
-Studies assessing the therapeutic options available to treat TB and MDR-TB in terms of the dosage forms available.
Studies describing outcomes that are unrelated to the incidence and treatment of TB and MDR-TB
Type of studies
Cohort studies that use quantitative research methods and Observation studies
-Mini-reviews, conference abstracts, letters to editors, editorials, commentaries.
-Studies without an abstract
-Studies whose full data will not be available even upon requesting from the author
-Duplicates studies: for studies published with the same or different titles or in more than one journal, the most updated version shall be considered.