Maintaining Essential Services for People Living with Noncommunicable Diseases during COVID-19
Pan American Health Organization
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had an extraordinary impact on people, economies, and health services. For people living with noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), the impact has included disruptions in access to health services at a critical time, given their higher risk for COVID-19 as well as their need for continuous care to manage their condition. This guidance provides information for health administrators and providers on how to maintain essential health services for the care of individuals with noncommunicable diseases in the time of COVID-19.