Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD)

WHO: Disability Considerations Guidance Note


The "Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak" is a guidance noteon Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak to mitigate the spread of the virus among persons with disabilities.

How SAFOD and the entire disability movement could utilize this resource in Southern Africa?

  • SAFOD, affiliates and partners could use the resource as a key reference material when engaging SADC, Governments and other stakeholders on best ways to mainstream disability within their COVID-19 regional, national and community response plans / strategies / programs.
  • SAFOD could adapt most of the recommendations into its own advocacy materials on COVID-19.

Other observations and recommendations

Ensure that the resource is re-packaged in accessible formats, including Braille, audio books/text, large prints, etc.

Download the Resource Here