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Q&A: WHO's health systems chief on reaching UHC

By Andrew Green - A growing international political consensus is emerging around reaching universal health coverage.

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Q&A: WHO essential medicines director on achieving UHC in Africa

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.

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Digital patient tracking aims to tackle TB crisis in Southern Africa

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.

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World Health Summit urges political will to follow up on UHC commitments

By Andrew Green - Advocates for universal health coverage this week lauded the way that global political agendas have integrated health issues in recent years.

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Opinion: Saving lives, saving money — injecting immunization programs into UHC efforts

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.

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