Commemorating Universal Health Coverage Day – uniting for collective action

IAPB Advocacy Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Every person should be able to access quality health services without suffering financial hardship. Each year IAPB lends its support to Universal Health Coverage Day recognising the critical need to improve health services and health access particularly in lower income countries. Universal Health Coverage day is celebrated on 12 December. It is the anniversary of…

Universal Health Coverage, Eye Health and Accountability

IAPB Advocacy Manager
Organisation: IAPB

Join IAPB in celebrating and promoting the second Universal Health Coverage Day (#HealthForAll) on 12th December. Universal health coverage is of such importance as it is grounded in rights and thus responsibility of governments to uphold them, in strengthening health systems, and in improving health promotion and health services of all people particularly those otherwise unable to pay for health care or unable to access health care. If done right UHC can be, as Margaret Chan has called it, a major equalizer.