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Including People with Disabilities, Older Adults, and their Caregivers in COVID-19 Prevention Programme

COVID-19 Hygiene Hub
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Case Studies

This brief summarises lessons learned about how COVID-19 prevention programs can be inclusive of people with disabilities, older adults, and caregivers. The brief covers: 

  • An overview of why inclusion is  critical to COVID-19 response programming,
  • A summary of lessons and key actions to strengthen inclusion planning, implementation actions, and monitoring, and
  • A checklist to assess inclusion in your programming. 

The brief is primarily oriented towards organizations working to improve hygiene-related behaviors such as handwashing with soap, mask use, surface cleaning and physical distancing.