This note highlights issues faced by older women across the four nations of the United Kingdom during the Covid-19 pandemic, and sets out recommendations on how these should be addressed.
The United Nations World Data Forum recognises the deplorable state of data on older people and COVID-19
The Global Platform has been one of very few voices of protest against the failure of many countries to provide age-disaggregated data on COVID-19 an older people, as well as the very poor quality of the limited data that are published.
An emergency strategy for managing COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in low and middle-income countries: the CIAT Framework (Version 2*)
This paper draws on available evidence to assess the COVID-19 vulnerability of LTCFs in different LMICs, taking note of specific features of provision before and during the pandemic.
Programa Maior Cuidado – um programa pioneiro de atendimento comunitário para idosos no Brazil
Desde 2011, a cidade brasileira de Belo Horizonte tem executado um esquema inovador de apoio a idosos dependentes de cuidados em comunidades carentes: o Programa Maior Cuidado (PMC).
Belo Horizonte’s pioneering community care programme for older people
Since 2011, the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte has been running an innovative scheme to support care-dependent older people in disadvantaged communities: Programa Maior Cuidado (PMC – Older Person’s Care Programme).
Problems Of Data Availability And Quality For COVID-19 And Older People In LMICs
In all countries, the risk of dying from a COVID-19 infection increases markedly with advancing age.