Disabled people’s experiences accessing healthcare services during the COVID‑19 pandemic: a scoping review

Disabled people’s experiences accessing healthcare services during the COVID‑19 pandemic: a scoping review

An in-depth analysis of the challenges faced by disabled individuals in accessing healthcare during the pandemic. It highlights the lack of research on this topic and underscores the urgent need for disability-responsive policies and research.

The review emphasizes that health policies often overlook the specific needs of disabled people, making them invisible in global health discussions. The document calls for prioritizing the voices of disabled individuals in both research and policy-making to ensure equitable healthcare access.

McBride-Henry, K., Nazari Orakani, S., Good, G. et al. (2023). Disabled people’s experiences accessing healthcare services during the COVID-19 pandemic: a scoping review. BMC Health Serv Res 23, 346. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-023-09336-4