Blogs on universal health coverage
Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014
More than a year ago, I was in Liberia as part of a team looking into its health system and health financing reforms. The country was still recovering from long years of civil strife. But Liberia was eager to be one of a growing number of countries which were aspiring to and pursuing universal health coverage (UHC).
Published on Thursday, 13 June 2013
The Alma-Ata declaration is about how to make healthcare sustainable not only in limited resources setting. The emphasis is on the need for strong primary health care, which includes health promotion.
Published on Thursday, 30 May 2013
A recent Reuters news article highlighted the challenges and opportunities of health reform in Asia. The article highlights the situation of a family whose premature infant daughter dies as a result of being unable to obtain infant ICU services in Jakarta, Indonesia.