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World Health Organization (WHO): Disability Considerations During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Date: April 2020

Language: English

Author: World Health Organization (WHO)

Publisher: World Health Organization (WHO)

Format: PDF

Size: 139 KB

Pages: 10


In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, to be a pandemic, due to the speed and scale of transmission. WHO and public health authorities around the world are taking action to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Persons with disabilities may be impacted more significantly by COVID-19. The guide details simple actions and protective measures that can be taken by key stakeholders to mitigate the impact on COVID-19 on persons with disabilities.

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