The importance of PROSPERO to the National Institute for Health Research

Syst Rev. 2012 Feb 9;1:5. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-1-5.


An important activity of the National Institute for Health Research is to commission and support the preparation of systematic reviews. For research commissioners, the international prospective register for systematic reviews known as PROSPERO provides an important further step in ensuring the quality and integrity of research evidence and will help avoid unplanned research duplication.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Academies and Institutes
  • Biomedical Research*
  • Decision Making
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Humans
  • Information Dissemination
  • Internationality
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Registries*
  • Review Literature as Topic*
  • United Kingdom