This blog is cross-posted from the Health Financing in Africa blog
From 24 to 27 September 2012, Financial Access to Health Services Community of Practice organized, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Morocco and JLN network, a workshop in Marrakech. In this blogpost, three members of FA CoP get back on the event. This blog post was also published as an editorial in the journal “Global Health Promotion”.
While most everyone today agrees that countries should begin moving toward universal health coverage (UHC), how to practically implement this worthy ambition remains less than clear. One of the major challenges is to strengthen equity in health financing, and more precisely, to improve access to healthcare for the poor.