Table 1

Search strategy for Medline through OVID SP

S. No.Search items
1Community Participation/ or Community-Based Participatory Research/ or Community engagement.mp.
2((Engaging or engagement or involv* or participat* or implicat*) adj3 Communit*).m_titl.
3limit 2 to abstracts
41 or 2 or 3
5benin/ or burkina faso/ or cape verde/ or cote d'ivoire/ or gambia/ or ghana/ or guinea/ or guinea-bissau/ or liberia/ or mali/ or mauritania/ or nigeria/ or senegal/ or sierra leone/ or togo/ or (africa*adj2 west* or benin* or burkina fas* or cape verd* or cabo verd* or ivory coast or cote d'ivoire* or gambia* or ghana* or (guinea* not pig*) or bissau or liberia* or (mali not fowl) or malian or mauritania* or nigeria* or senegal* or sierra leon* or togo* or (Lagos or Accra or Abidjan or Dakar or Abobo or Abuja or Freetown or Ouagadougou or Conakry or Lome or Bamako or Cotonou or Kumasi or Monrovia or Ibadan or Kano or Port harcourt or Benin City or Porto Novo or Niamey or Yamoussoukro or Banjul or Timbuktu or Djenne or Abomeyu or Zaria or Tamale or Jos or Cape Coast or Maidugul or Aba or Gao or Calabar or Warri or Maiduguri or Bobo Dioulasso or Parakou or Djougou or Bohicon or Sekondi Takoradi or Sunyani or Obuasi or Teshie or Tema or Sikasso or Kalabankoro or Nouakchott or Dakhlet Nouadhibou or Benin City or Port Harcourt or Ilorin or Kaduna or Enugu or Ikorodu or Onitsha or Bauchi or Akure or Abeokuta or Sokoto or Bouake or Makeni or Kaduan or Sosgbo or Osogbo or! Gombe or Ilesa or Badagry or makurdi or Sagamu or Iseyin or obbomosho or Awka or Ado Ekiti or Nsukka or Ikeja or Katsina or Okene or Lafia or Minna or Ondo city or Umuahia or Calabar or Yola or Pikine or Touba or Thies Nones or Saint Louis or Kolak or Ziguinch or (San Pedro not (Spain or Mexico or Argentina or California or United States or Italy)) or Bandama or Daloa or Owerri or Kandi or Ifi or Dakar or Ogbomosho or Divo or Korhogo)).mp.[mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, organism supplementary concept word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]
6(angola or cameroon* or chad* or tchad or congo* or DRC or equatorial guinea* or gabon* or “Sao Tome” or Principe or Luanda or lobito or kuito or huambo or Malanje or Douala or Yaounde or Bamenda or Garoua of Bafoussam or Ngaoundere or Maroua or Kouosseri or Buena or Kumba or N'Djamena or Moundou or Bangui or Bimbo or Brazzaville or Point Noire or Kinshasa or Lubumbashi or Leopoldville or Elizabethville or Mbuji Mayi or Bakwanga or Bukavu or Costermansville or Kananga or Luluabourg or Kisangani or Stanleyville or Tshikapa or Koalwezi or Likasi or Jadotville or Goma or Kikwit or Uvira or Bunia or Mbandaka or Coquilhatville or Matadi or Butembo or Kabinda or Mwene Ditu or Isiro or Paulis or Boma or Kindu or Bata or Malabo or Libreville).mp.[mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, organism supplementary concept word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]
7((British Indian Ocean Territory or Burundi* or Comoros or Djibouti* or Eritrea* or Ethiopia* or Kenya* or Madagascar or Malawi or Mauritius or Mayotte or Mozambique or Reunion or Rwanda* or Seychelles or Somalia* or Sudan* or Tanzania* or Uganda* or Zambia or Zimbabwe or Crozet Islands or Iles Crozet or Scattered Islands ! or Iles E! parses or Mwanza or Zanzibar or Eldoret or Morogoro or Hargeysa or Berbera or Nyeri or Mbeya or Machakos or Marka or Tabora or Iringa or Gondar or Meru or Geita or Musoma or Mtwara or Songea or Kigoma or Dese or Mek'ele or Bahir Dar or Jimma or Sinyanga or Korogwe or Nairobi or “Dar es Salaam” or Mombasa or Addis Ababa or Kampala or Kigali or Mogadishu or Dodomoa or Bujumbura or Nakuru or Anananarivo or Kisumu or Maputo or Asmara or Lusaka or Harare or Port Louis or Arusha or kitale or lilongwe or malindi or machakos or hargeisa or Bulawayo or Ruiru or Lamu or Kire Dawa or Kikuyu or naivasha or mwanza or tanga or nanyuki or voi or garissa or lodwar of kakamega or maralal or kitui or webuye or Axum or Nyahururu or Jinja or Kismayo or Namanga or Mumias or Moshi or Moroni or Lokichogio or Hola or Rwenzori Mountains or Lake Victoria or Puntland* or (Adiharush or Ali-Addeh or Alinjugur or Buramino or Dadaab or Dagahaley or Dollo Ado or Fugnido or Hagadera or Hilaweyn or Ifo or Kakuma or Kambioos or Kayaka II or Kobe or Kyangwali Nakivale or Nyarugusu or Wad Sherife or Bokolmanyo or Melkadida or Rwamanja)) adj5 (camp or refug*)).mp.[mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, organism supplementary concept word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]
8angola/ or botswana/ or lesotho/ or malawi/ or mozambique/ or namibia/ or south africa/ or swaziland/ or zambia/ or zimbabwe/ or ((africa* adj2 south*) or angola* or botswana* or lesotho* or malawi* or mozambiq* or namibia* or swaziland or zambia* or zimbabwe or Zulu or Tsonga or Xhosa or Swazi or Ndebele or Tswana or Sotho or Shona people or BaLunda or Mbundu or Ovimbundu or Chaga or Sukuma or Pretoria or Cape Town or Johannesburg or Durban or Port Elizabeth or Bloemfontein or Windhoek or Maseru or Pietermaritz or (Kimberley not Australia) or Nespruit or Soweto or Polokwane or Limpopo or Rustenburg or Mahikeng or Oudtshroom or! Stellenb! osch or Paarl or Gaborone or Luanda or Cabinda or Huambo or Lubango or Kuit or Malanje or Lobito or Lilongwe or Blantyre or Mzuzu or Maputo or Matola or Beira or Nampula or Chimoio or Nacala or Quelimane or Lusaka or Kitwe or Ndola or Kabwe or Copperbelt Harare or Bulawayo or Chitungwiza or Mutare or Masvingo or Monashonaland or Manicaland).mp.[mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, organism supplementary concept word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]
95 or 6 or 7 or 8
104 and 9
11limit 10 to yr=“2000–2021”