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COVID-19, older people and non-communicable diseases
On Friday, 29 January, 2pm UK time
A B Dey, Professor & Head Department of Geriatric Medicine All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi.
Caring older people in LMICs during COVID 19 pandemic and the double burden of NCDs- lessons learnt.
Max Bachmann, Professor of Health Services Research, University of East Anglia.
NCDs and COVID-19 and older people: evidence from South Africa.
Further speakers to be confirmed.
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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.
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).
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).
The webinar reunited specialists from Brazil and Mexico to discuss the role of gerontology in the prevention and care related to COVID-19.
DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A STRATEGY FOR COVID-19 AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES FOR OLDER PEOPLE IN THE BRAZILIAN STATE OF BAHIA. (English translation)
In recent decades, some public policies for older people have been implemented in Brazil. However there are still many gaps, especially with regard to Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs).
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