Finding public health reviews

Cochrane Reviews and Protocols of Relevance to Health Promotion and Public Health

The Cochrane Library is published monthly and includes reviews and protocols relevant to health promotion and public health. Some of these will be published by CPH and some will be published by other Review Groups within the Collaboration, depending on topic scope. To search comprehensively within The Cochrane Library, click here. A list of protocols and reviews published specifically by CPH can be found here.

Websites for identifying other Systematic Reviews in Health Promotion and Public Health

The Campbell Collaboration

Evidence for Policy and Practice Information Centre (EPPI-Centre)

Health Evidence 


NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

NHS Economic Evaluation Database

Health Evidence Bulletins - Wales

National Institute for  Health and Clinical Evidence - Evidence Base Information Resource

Medical Research Council Social & Public Health Sciences Unit

The Community Guide - Guide to Community Preventive Services - Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Recommendations

A quarterly e-bulletin that provides information about newly published systematic reviews of public health and health services interventions. The reviews are drawn from a range of sources and are selected for inclusion in the e-bulletin because of their relevance to local (Australian) health policy priorities

Informed Health Online

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York

Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit

NICS Guide to the Cochrane Library

Other Database Links

Databases available through the EPPI-Centre.

These are:

  • Database of education research
  • Bibliomap
  • Database of Promoting Health Effectiveness Reviews (DoPHER)
  • Trials Register of Promoting Health Interventions (TRoPHI)
  • Database of Personal Development Planning evaluation studies
  • Current Educational Research in the United Kingdom (CERUK)