5 March 2013

Top officials from health and finance ministries from 27 countries joined other high-level health and development stakeholders in Geneva from 18-19 February, at a meeting hosted by WHO and the World Bank, to discuss ways that...

Top officials from health and finance ministries from 27 countries joined other high-level health and development stakeholders in Geneva from 18-19 February, at a meeting hosted by WHO and the World Bank, to discuss ways that countries are progressing towards universal health coverage. Delegates expressed strong support for the ideas underlying universal health coverage: that everyone, irrespective of their ability to pay, should have access to the health services they need, without putting their families at financial risk.

Read the joint WHO/World Bank meeting statement….


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