The COVID-NMA initiative
A living mapping and living systematic review of Covid-19 trials
COVID-NMA is an international research initiative supported by the WHO and Cochrane.
We provide a living mapping of COVID-19 trials available through interactive data visualizations. We are also conducting living evidence synthesis on preventive interventions, treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 to assist decision makers.
LIVING MAPPING OF TRIALS(i.e., trials registered on the WHO platform)
1411 RCTs recruiting
On the 1st of February 2021, the protocol of the review on pharmacological treatments was amended to consider only the following outcomes:Critical outcomes:
Weekly update:March 1 to March 5, 2021
- We identify and now report 5 new pharmacological trial and 2 new vaccine trials. We have also included and presently extracting additional 22 new pharmacological and preventive trials, in addition to 3 vaccine trials. We have also identified and included 11 studies evaluating non pharmacological interventions and long COVID treatments pending data extraction. Click here for details.
Scientific publications arising from COVID-NMA Initiative
5 articles have been published in scientific journals:
- The COVID-NMA Project: Building an Evidence Ecosystem for the COVID-19 Pandemic (Boutron I et al. Annals Intern Med 2020) - Read this article
- Research response to COVID-19 needed better coordination and collaboration: a living mapping of registered trials (Nguyen et al. J Clin Epidemiol 2020) - Read this article
- Interventions for the treatment of COVID‐19: a living network meta‐analysis (Boutron I et al, Protocol, Cochrane Library) - Read this article
- Interventions for the prevention and treatment of COVID‐19: a living mapping of research and living network meta‐analysis(Boutron I et al, Protocol, Cochrane Library) - Read this article
- Changes in evidence for studies assessing interventions for COVID-19 reported in preprints: meta-research study(Oikonomidi T et al, BMC Medicine) - Read this article
Who is using our data?
At least 12 institutions are using our data
- World Health Organisation (WHO) - See details
- UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) - See details
- South African National Department of Health - See details
- Australian National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce - See details
- UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Complex Review Support Unit - See details
- NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine - See details
- Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève - See details
- Caribbean Public Health Agency - See details
- Austrian Institute for Health Technology Assessment - See details
- German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) - See details
- Canada's COVID-19 Clinical Pharmacology Task Group - See details
- World Trade Organization (WTO) - See details
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