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Organization Type: National Institutions

Organization URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/   

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The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, collects, preserves, and makes available to the public information about health, medicine, and the biomedical sciences. To continue fulfilling this mission, NLM is collecting and archiving related Web content, which also serves to document the histories of health and medicine. For questions about our web archiving program contact us at nlmwebcollecting@nlm.nih.gov.

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Title: Policy Brief of the UN Secretary-General: A Disability-Inclusive Response to COVID-19

URL: https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/policy-brief-of-the-un-secretary-general-a-disability-inclusive-response-to-covid-19

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 18-page Policy Brief highlights the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities and in doing so, outlines key actions and recommendations to make the response and recovery inclusive of persons with disabilities. While the brief contains specific recommendations focusing on key sectors, it identifies four overarching areas of action that are applicable for all.

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Title: National Association of the Deaf - NAD

URL: https://www.nad.org/covid19-communication-access-recs-for-hospital/

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: A document titled, "COVID-19: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communication Access Recommendations for the Hospital," created by the National Association of the Deaf. The document, and resources, were compiled by deaf and hard of hearing consumer groups, healthcare providers, and other subject matter experts.

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Title: IASC Key Messages on Applying IASC Guidelines on Disability in the COVID-19 Response | IASC

URL: https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-task-team-inclusion-persons-disabilities-humanitarian-action/iasc-key-messages-applying-iasc

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This nine-page document provides an overview of the factors that may put persons with disabilities at heightened risk in the COVID-19 pandemic and response in humanitarian settings, and proposes actions to address these risks. It draws on the IASC Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action, applying these to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Title: Flatten Inaccessibility: Impact of COVID-19 on Adults Who Are Blind or have Low Vision in the United States

URL: https://static.afb.org/legacy/media/AFB_Flatten_Inaccessibility_Report_Accessible_FINAL.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This report provides information and results from a survey that investigated the experiences of participants who are blind or have low vision during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to determine how they were affected in areas that include access to transportation, healthcare, access to food and supplies, employment, education, and voting.

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Title: COVID-19: A Gender Lens | United Nations Population Fund

URL: https://www.unfpa.org/resources/covid-19-gender-lens

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This nine-page report discusses how disease outbreaks such as COVID-19 affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and those in extreme poverty, worse. This needs to be considered, given the different impacts surrounding detection and access to treatment for women and men.

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Title: 2020 COVID 19 Focused Grant Awards | Disability FoundationDisability Foundation

URL: https://www.disability-foundation.org/2020-covid-19-focused-grant-awards/

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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URL: https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/332015

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: Certain populations, such as those with disabilities, may be impacted more significantly by COVID-19. This impact can be mitigated if the simple actions and protective measures described in this 14-page document are taken by key stakeholders.

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