Impact of COVID-19: Union Minister attends Validation Workshop for Research

29 May 2024
2024-05-29 09:31

Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Soe Win attended the Validation Workshop for the Research on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Income Security of Rural Older People in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam on Tuesday.

In this meeting, the Union Minister stressed that COVID-19 has created challenges for vulnerable groups around the world including elderly people living in rural areas of Southeast Asia regarding income, health care and social protection support.

These research findings highlight the impact of COVID-19 on elderly people and provide recommendations for effective policy making, the Union Minister added. And, the Regional Researcher presented the impact of COVID-19 on elderly people and recommendations. Also, Director General of the Social Welfare Department made conclusions.

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