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Table 1 Search strategy

From: Evaluations of training programs to improve human resource capacity for HIV, malaria, and TB control: a systematic scoping review of methods applied and outcomes assessed

Database Search terms in title or abstract No. of papers retrieved
PubMed (healthcare workers OR healthcare providers OR healthcare professionals OR healthcare staff OR healthcare practitioners OR health workers OR health providers OR health professionals OR health staff OR health practitioners OR health-care workers OR health-care providers OR health-care professionals OR health-care staff OR health-care practitioners) 131,755
AND (training OR continuing professional development OR continuing medical education) 16,588
AND (evaluat* OR assess*) 7518
AND (tuberculosis OR TB OR HIV OR malaria OR AIDS) 707
Limit to articles published from January 1, 2000, to April 28, 2016 525
EMBASE (healthcare workers OR healthcare providers OR healthcare professionals OR healthcare staff OR healthcare practitioners OR health workers OR health providers OR health professionals OR health staff or health practitioners OR health-care workers OR health-care professionals OR health-care providers OR health-care practitioners OR health-care staff) 166,542
AND (training OR continuing professional development OR continuing medical education) 21,847
AND (evaluat* OR assess*) 10,544
AND (malaria OR AIDS OR HIV OR tuberculosis OR TB) 927
Limit to publication year from 2000 to 2016 806
Cochrane Library (healthcare workers OR healthcare providers OR healthcare professionals OR healthcare staff OR healthcare practitioners OR health workers OR health providers OR health professionals OR health staff or health practitioners OR health-care workers OR health-care professionals OR health-care providers OR health-care practitioners OR health-care staff) 21,999
AND (training OR continuing professional development OR continuing medical education) 4984
AND (evaluat* OR asses*) 3837
AND (malaria OR AIDS OR HIV OR tuberculosis OR TB) 314
Limit to publication year from 2000 to 2016 249