By Devex Editor — Dr. Agnès Soucat, director of health systems governance and financing at the World Health Organization, tells Devex why health systems need to be set up with citizens’ needs front and center.Read more
By Sara Jerving — On a recent afternoon, six patients remained in a cluster of tents making up the cholera treatment unit in the Togdheer region in central Somaliland.Read more
By Andrew Green - A growing international political consensus is emerging around reaching universal health coverage.
By Christin Roby - A lack of affordable medicine contributes to the out-of-pocket health expenses that push some 100 million people into poverty each year, the World Health Organization estimates.
By Sophie Cousins - Every year, 500,000 men travel across southern Africa to work in South Africa’s mines. In doing so, they find themselves triply vulnerable to contracting tuberculosis.
By Andrew Green - Advocates for universal health coverage this week lauded the way that global political agendas have integrated health issues in recent years.
By Lois Privor-Dumm - The global economic crisis has led to severe austerity measures, with budget cuts impacting all areas of health care, including major cuts to primary health care and a move away from providing universal health coverage.