23 September 2016

at UNGA meeting

Margaret Chan announces the International Health Partnership for UHC 2030

Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO, has formally announced the establishment of the International Health Partnership for UHC 2030 at a meeting on 22 September at UNGA, New York. 

This health system platform enlarges the IHP+ scope and purpose to strengthen coordination, advocacy and accountability at the global and country levels and is an exciting moment for progress towards UHC.

Key global health leaders were present on 22 September at the UNGA high-level side event called, “Acting with Ambition: Accelerating progress toward UHC by 2030". The meeting was held to sustain and grow political momentum for UHC and ensure that the historic commitments translate into meaningful positive change for the world’s poorest and most marginalised. 

The event was hosted by the government of Thailand, South Africa, Japan, Chile, Kenya, Indonesia and the Rockefeller Foundation, the International Health Partnership for UHC 2030 and the UHC Coalition. 

A summary of will be available shortly. Read about the event on Twitter


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