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British Ivermectin Recommendation Development (BIRD) Webinar was held on the 20th February 2021 at 14h00 GMT.
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What was the aim of the meeting?
To review the evidence on Ivermectin to potentially prevent and treat covid-19, with a view to reaching a consensus and making recommendation/s on its further investigation or use.
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13 January 2021
British Ivermectin Recommendation Development (BIRD) Meeting held Wednesday 13th January 2021
The BIRD meeting was convened by Dr. Tess Lawrie in order to present the findings from her rapid systematic review and meta-analysis of studies on the use of ivermectin to prevent and treat COVID-19.
Dr. Lawrie presented evidence in the form of a DECIDE evidence-to-decision framework, a format used by the World Health Organization for the development of guidelines and recommendations in medical practice.
Twenty experts from around the world and the UK attended the meeting, including 13 clinicians, and seven representatives from the public.
British Ivermectin Recommendation Development (BIRD) Group draft Evidence to Decision (EtD) framework.
03 January 2021
Covid-19 information for health professionals and policymakers:
Ivermectin reduces the risk of death from COVID-19 - A rapid review and meta-analysis in support of the recommendation of the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance
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