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.