Turning the vision of universal health coverage (UHC) into a reality often poses a significant financing challenge, and global health stakeholders are turning to “innovative financing” as one of many potential solutions. Rabin Martin’s Saroj Sedalia recently penned an op-ed in Devex, in which she explores when and how global health stakeholders can use innovative financing to strengthen health systems and improve health outcomes. To move the needle on UHC, the global health community must look beyond financing to address other areas of need. Innovative financing is just one tool in a larger toolbox to help ensure that all people have access to quality healthcare.
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