Impact of COVID-19 on Persons with Disability in Maldives

In March 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 as a pandemic. People with disability may also be disproportionately impacted by the pandemic due to limited access to basic services which they rely on.

This report focus an analysis on the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities (PWDs) through the data collected in the first round of self-enumerated online survey on Socio-Economic aspects of Covid-19 in the Maldives (Round 1 – May 2020) and in-depth interviews with key informants involved in the Covid-19 response directly or indirectly.

Published by
UN
WHO
Published in collaboration with
National Health Research Council
English