UN Moldova Policy Brief on Older Persons in the context of COVID-19

  • Older persons are at a significantly higher risk of mortality and severe disease following infection.
  • Older persons risk being disproportionately affected by physical distancing measures.
  • Older persons are providing important contributions to the crisis response, including as health workers, caregivers and service providers.

Additionally, there was developed a simplified version of the policy brief that describes in a simple to understand language the rights of the older persons during COVID-19.

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