Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

World Health Organization (WHO)

This briefing from the World Health Organization (WHO) outlines actions for meeting the needs of people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The briefing describes how people with disability may be at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 and how some of the barriers experienced by people with disability can be reduced if key stakeholders take appropriate action. The briefing lists actions for: for people with disability and their households, governments, health-care workers, disability service providers, and the community.