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The attainment of UHC is by no means a simple
path. Challenged by the disruptive trends of climate change, changing
epidemiological patterns, poverty and inequity in many countries, the need to strengthen
health system performance for UHC has become more critical than ever.
Albeit slow, there has been incremental progress to place health on...
Recently, the WHO Regional Office for Africa held a Forum entitled “Health systems strengthening for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (12-16 November 2018). The Forum brought together health systems and services (HSS) focal persons in WHO country offices, and Direct...