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Uma estratégia de emergência para o manejo do COVID-19 em casas de repouso em LMIC: a estrutura CIAT
A Plataforma Global ofereceu uma série de webinars e blogs que chamaram a atenção para a alta vulnerabilidade dos adultos mais velhos à COVID-19 em casas de repouso dos países de baixa e média renda (LMICs). Os links para estas fontes estão disponíveis ao final deste artigo.
Thatiany Nascimento, Diario do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil
The Global Platform for the Rapid Generation and Transfer of Knowledge| on `COVID-19` and older adults in low and middle-income countries (GP-Older-COVID) recent published a Working Paper on excess of mortality in Peru.
In all countries, the risk of dying from a COVID-19 infection increases markedly with advancing age.
10 Ways Churches And Other Faith-Based Community Organisations Can Help Older People During Pandemic
Churches are in a good position to respond to the rights and needs of older people in direct conversation with them and to advocate for them
The Global Platform has hosted a number of webinars and blogs which draw attention to the high vulnerability to COVID-19 of older adults in residential care facilities in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
In Egypt, as elsewhere, it is to be expected that the main burden of Covid-19 mortality will fall on older people.
While Indonesia as a whole has over 22,000 confirmed cases of Covid19 and over 1,300 deaths, the island of Bali suffers from secondary consequences that will be representative of many other regions around the globe that rely on tourism as the main source of income.
There is an adage that laughter is the best medicine.