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World Health Organization WHO; UNICEF (2021)   C_WHO


WHO and UNICEF policy brief, 19 April 2021 Persons with disabilities are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, both directly because of infection, and indirectly because of restrictions to reduce the spread of the virus. Persons with disabilities are a diverse group, and the risks, barriers and impacts faced by them will vary in different contexts according to, among other factors, their age, gender identity, type of disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and migration status. This document presents considerations and actions for the following stakeholders to ensure equity in access to vaccination against COVID‑19 for persons with disabilities

disabled people,  COVID-19,  organised care,  long-term care facilities,  residental care home,  community,