The unprecedented global impact of COVID-19 on the lives and functioning of older adults has been well articulated around the world. Compounding the higher risk of COVID-19 on older people and those with underlying health conditions is the recent humanitarian tragedy in Beirut, Lebanon. In this town hall, Ms. Sameena Gul, Regional Head of Programmes, Eurasia and Middle East at HelpAge International discusses the tragic explosion and humanitarian response, the interplay with COVID-19 and the impact on older people in the region.
This town hall takes place at 07:00 am (Eastern Daylight Time) on Thursday 27 August 2020 (additional time zones below):
Sao Paulo, Brazil: 08:00
Rome, Italy: 13:00
New Delhi, India: 16:30
Perth, Australia: 19:00
Please note that this town hall will be recorded and streamed live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intfedageing/
Should you be unable to participate in this meeting, a recording and resources will be available at: https://ifa.ngo/ifa-virtual-town-hall-resources/