WHO: Universal Health Coverage – What does it mean?


Universal Health Coverage (UHC) aims to ensure everyone receives the quality services they need, and is protected from health threats, without suffering financial hardship. It’s a way of reducing poverty and increasing health security, so that no-one is left behind. This video message in support of UHC was recorded by WHO Director-General Margaret Chan for UHC Day 2015.

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4 Replies to “WHO: Universal Health Coverage – What does it mean?”

  1. Why doesn't the US, the richest country in the world, have universal coverage? Why doesn't the WHO make a public outcry about this? The US health care system is murdering people for money.

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