Implications of COVID-19 for Older Persons: Responding to the Pandemic

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This technical brief was developed by the UNFPA Global Ageing Network to complement the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs' (UN DESA) Issue Brief: Older Persons and COVID-19, which emphasized the humanitarian imperative of
addressing older persons' specific needs within preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This resource is part of a Collection of similar guidelines entitled "Needs of the Elderly Community in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic", and it is included in the series of Collections supporting response to Covid-19 outbreak. Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.