Universal Health Coverage Day has been held every December 12 since 2014 and is a day to demand action. This year organizers are calling on governments around the world to keep their commitments made this fall at the UNHLM. The theme this year is Keep the Promise #HealthForAll by 2030.
Universal health coverage (UHC) ensures all people, everywhere, can get the quality health services they need without facing financial hardship. It is a fundamentally political goal, rooted in the right to health. It is also one of the smartest investments any country can make.
Show Your Support:
You can find the official toolkit here . Our Friends at CSEM have pulled together additional details on how you can get involved on UHC Day and you can find their resources here ...
This entry was posted in Blog and tagged tools and resources, UHC on by admin.
This report aims to define what provision of TB services in “the context of progress towards UHC” looks like in practice, and to what extent the recognition of the codependency of achieving TB and UHC at international fora like the UN and WHO translates to action at ground level. It defines an essential set of services that would both help to make the TB response “universal” and help to make the TB response contribute to the achievement of UHC more broadly.
Achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and indeed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are goals that many countries in the African Region have adopted. While healthcare is a basic human right, likely to be accessible and affordable in developed nations, healthcare access remains beyond the reach of many individuals including women and children living in developing countries. UHC ensures that everyone, anywhere receives quality curative, promotive, preventive and rehabilitative health services they need without experiencing financial hardship.
A recent modelling exercise conducted by the WHO found that in order to achieve SDG 3 targets, a significant increase in funding would be needed. Using the Chatham house recommendations of government health expenditure per capita of at least $86 as a base, the amount per capita required to mak...