Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents high risks for older people

INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE TO COVID-19

IAGG SECRETARIAT-USA

President, Dr. John W. Rowe, MD, is a member of the WHO Global Network on Long-Term Care (GNLTC), a multi-disciplinary network of experts and organizations that support THE WHO in developing norms and guidelines necessary for the implementation of the WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health, especially in areas of long-term care. The WHO GNLTC recently issued guidance for long-term care facilities in response to COVID-19. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary General, Dr. Toni C. Antonucci, PHD, and head IAGG UN Designate, is working with our other distinguished UN representatives, HelpAge International, the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, and the NGO Committee on Ageing (New York and Geneva) on a response to the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding the current outbreak of COVID-19 and its implications on the human rights of older person around the world.

 

 

 

 

IAGG PROGRAMS- GSIA

 

GSIA Program Director, Dr. Norah Keating, PHD, is a member of an international expert panel to the World Health Organization on Guidance on older people and COVID-19. This panel was coordinated by the ALANA Officer at the WHO, in Geneva. The goal of this panel is to develop a more general set of guidelines to support older adults in the context of COVID-19.

IAGG Other - International Longevity Centre (ILC) Global Alliance (GA)

WHO GNLTC: Infection Prevention and Control guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities in the context of COVID-19

OTHER WHO RESOURCES

The GATE Initiative: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak and AT-Related Advice

The WHO Website: Advice for the Public

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The WHO Website: COVID-19 Technical Guidance

The WHO Website: Regularly Updated Travel Recommendations

UN Sustainable Development Goals Knowledge Platform: Dispatches from the Field

UN Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Older Persons

HelpAge International: COVID-19 Guidance and Advice for Older People

ILC-GA: Position Statement on COVID-19

IAGG UN Webpage: Response to COVID-19 and Older Persons

IAGG RESPONSE

Return to the IAGG Response to COVID-19 and Older Persons Main page.

IAGG REGIONAL

A collection of resources from our five IAGG Regional Chairs: NAR, COMLAT, ER, A/OAR, AR.

IAGG SOCIETIES

A collection of resources from several of our IAGG Member Societies worldwide.

IAGG PARTNERS

A collection of resources from our affiliate IAGG partners worldwide.

IAGG Secretariat

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Telephone: +1 212-305-0294 / Email: MSPH-IAGG@cumc.columbia.edu

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