How 24 Developing Countries are Implementing UHC Reforms From the Bottom Up Oct 26, 2015

How 24 Developing Countries are Implementing UHC Reforms From the Bottom Up

The World Bank Group has published a new book, titled “Going Universal: How 24 Developing Countries are Implementing UHC Reforms From the Bottom Up”. The foreword describes UHC as a “triple win: It improves people’s health, reduces poverty, and fuels economic growth”.

The book has collected data from 26 UHC programmes across 24 countries (which covers a third of the world’s population) and focuses on their progress towards providing universal health coverage and expanding access the poor have to those health services.

The reported aims to enrich the global knowledge regarding UHC through providing an opinion over which aspects of UHC to prioritise and aims to provide practical insights to policy makers and others who seek to accelerate progress toward UHC worldwide.

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