Why UHC makes sense to me

NCDs are a costly proposition not only for patients and their families, but also for health systems. NCDs have a direct impact on economic development. Health Ministries constantly balance the competing demands of emerging health threats, maternal and child health, infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS with the growing burden of NCDs. The worrying trajectory of NCDs reinforces the need for an increased commitment by countries to advancing universal health coverage (UHC).
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Your guide to this year’s World Health Assembly

Update, 5/17/17: Now featuring an updated calendar of side events. Attended by stakeholders from industry, governments, NGOs and others, WHA provides a forum for multilateral dialogue to advance health policies to reduce the burden of diseases and drive resources around key health issues. Planning to attend? Check out our guide to key side events.
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