Over the past year, members of the Global Platform have worked together to produce a set of emergency guidance for managing the COVID-19 pandemic in long-term care facilities. This guidance pays particular attention to the contexts of low and middle-income countries.
Guidelines and protocols
By Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Adelina Comas-Herrera and Martin McKee A version of this blog is also available at: https://www.bmj.com/content/372/bmj.n211/rr-1 As COVID-19 vaccines become available, many...
COVID-19 vaccine prioritisation in low and middle-income countries: where should older people fit in?
By Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, UEA, January 19thAt the end of 2020, a Global Platform blog raised concerns about Indonesia’s “interesting” reported decision to explicitly exclude all people aged 60 or...
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.
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