Half the world’s population lacks access to essential health services and each year an estimated 100 million people are pushed into extreme poverty because of unexpected out-of-pocket health expenses. The international development community has set a clear goal of reaching universal health coverage by 2030 — while leaving no one behind. But how do we ensure access to quality care for all? This series takes a closer look at the technology, practical solutions, and innovative financing tools driving improved access to quality care around the globe.Read More ↓
Universal health coverage is high on the global agenda, but there’s still a long way to go before everyone has equal access to care. While enormous gaps remain, there are some success stories too. Take a closer look at how countries are moving forward on their path to UHC by clicking on the red dots below, and click on the text boxes to hear directly from the health workers, NGOs, and patients at the heart of every health care story.
Universal health coverage is high on the global agenda, but there’s still a long way to go before everyone has equal access to care. While enormous gaps remain, there are some success stories too. Take a closer look at how countries are moving forward on their path to UHC and hear directly from the health workers, NGOs, and patients at the heart of every health care story.
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Cordaid is the Catholic Organization for Relief and Development Aid. Inspired by compassion, solidarity, and subsidiarity, Cordaid's mission is to reduce fragility and the vulnerability of people where it is most needed and most difficult: in fragile and conflict-affected societies.
The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents, or GFF, is a multistakeholder partnership that is helping countries tackle the greatest health and nutrition issues affecting women, children, and adolescents. GFF supports governments to bring partners together around a country-led plan, prioritizing high-impact but underinvested areas of health. The GFF Trust Fund acts as a catalyst for financing, with countries using modest GFF Trust Fund grants to increase their domestic resources alongside the World Bank’s IDA and IBRD financing, aligned external financing, and private sector resources.
With a strong track record, vision and expertise, the NCD Alliance is uniquely placed to drive the noncommunicable disease agenda forward. NCD Alliance is a recognized global thought leader on NCD policy and practice, a convener of the civil society movement, a partner to governments and U.N. agencies, and an advocate for people at risk of or living with NCDs.
Royal Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment, and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring, and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care.
Smile Train empowers local medical professionals with training, funding, and resources to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally. We advance a sustainable solution and scalable global health model for cleft treatment, drastically improving children’s lives, including their ability to eat, breathe, speak, and ultimately thrive.