IGEST is a generic tool for screening guidelines for any specialty, target population, and healthcare organization, but it is intended only as a screening tool, primarily for quickly assessing guideline quality and determining whether they can be adopted or adapted in other settings, and is not a substitute for some of the more complex guideline quality evaluation tools.
In July 2022, Jose F. Meneses-Echavez et al. from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health published an article in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology entitled "Evidence to decision frameworks enabled structured and explicit development of healthcare recommendations". The aim of this study was to identify and describe the processes suggested for the formulation of healthcare recommendations in healthcare guidelines available in guidance documents.
Congratulations! The number of registered guidelines exceeded 1,000+.
In response to the diverse health issues facing people worldwide in achieving high levels of health, WHO has published thousands of guidelines covering different aspects of clinical and public health. To facilitate navigation through these various guidelines, WHO has compiled a list of various guidelines related to COVID-19, public health and health policy management approved for publication by the GRC since 2008 to 2022, which are currently available in the National Library of Medicine.
In December 2021, Zijun Wang et al. from the Evidence-based Medicine Center, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Lanzhou University, published an article in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology entitled "COVID-19 vaccine guidelines was numerous in quantity but many lack transparent reporting of methodological practices". The aim of the article was to describe the current status of COVID-19 vaccine guidelines published between January 1, 2020 and July 8, 2021, and to identify the problems with the guidelines in this area and to provide suggestions for future guideline development.