Tuberculosis and Universal Health Coverage: A Policy Report from Kenya and 31 other countries
22 year old Boars (left) sits outside his cobbler shop with Stanislaus, his community health worker. Image: Rachael Hore
This report aims to define what provision of TB services in “the context of progress towards UHC” looks like in practice, and to what extent the recognition of the co-dependency of ending TB and achieving UHC at international fora like the UN and WHO translates to action...
A Quick Guide to Brick by Brick: Accelerating Progress on Global Health
The UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage is just around the corner, and it couldn’t come at a more opportune time. Progress is stalling or not happening fast enough in many critical areas of global health and, in many cases, our approach isn’t holistic enough, working in siloes and neglecting key interventions like nutrition that make our interventions less impactful and less sustainable.
While acknowledging exceptional progress on global health, RESULTS remains concerned that progress is stalling or not happening fast enough in many critical areas of health. Further, global approaches to health frequently miss out the underlying cause of over 45% of all child deaths and many more issues throughout the lifecourse - undernutrition.
With a number of health financing moments in 2019 and 2020, where Global Fund, the GPEI, Gavi and the Nutrition for Growth Summit...
Universal health coverage (UHC) ensures that all people everywhere can have the quality health services they need without suffering financial hardship.
In the UK we sometimes take our National Health Service for granted, but in many countries, basic health services are too expensive for everyone to afford. Everyone should be able to get the health care they need without being pushed into poverty or giving up essentials such as food, a safe place to live and clothes.