Achieving Universal Health Coverage – how the global trachoma elimination programme is taking us a step closer

Immediate Past Chair, International Coalition for Trachoma Control
Organisation: The Fred Hollows Foundation

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has been gaining increasing support in recent years. Successive World Health Organization Director Generals have made UHC a priority and it was formally recognized in the Sustainable Development Goal 3.8, which calls for “achievement of universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to…