It's World Ivermectin Day... approved for human use in 1987, since then over 4 billion doses have been distributed globally





An initiative created by the World Council for Health, #WorldIvermectinDay is taking place on July 23rd around the world. 

The first World Ivermectin Day was launched in 2021 and raised massive awareness about the life-saving benefits of the medicine ivermectin, including for COVID-19 symptoms and prevention.

Did you know?

  • Ivermectin was derived from a microorganism found in soil in Japan.
  • Since it was approved for human use, over 4 billion doses have been administered.
  • Satoshi Omura and William Campbell received a Nobel Prize in 2015 for their discovery and development of ivermectin.
  • Nearly 90 studies, involving over 130,000 patients in 27 countries, have shown statistically significant improvements using ivermectin for prevention and treatment of COVID-19.


Educate yourself and others about the history of IVM and about ivermectin's role in tackling COVID-19.

Watch World Council for Health's video content, including a 24-hour video reel featuring voices from around the world.