Universal health coverage: A perspective of the WHO country office in zambia.
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This paper provides a perspective of the WHO Country Office on Universal Health Coverage following the commemoration of the World Health Day 2018 on 7 April under the theme “Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere” and the slogan “Health For all”. The World Health Day theme put a spotlight on the significance of Universal Health Coverage in health system strengthening and its importance in achieving health for and its importance to the 2030 sustainable development agenda. It argues that UHCis technically feasible and attainable. It highlights the how Zambia has integrated UHC in its health development agenda, success so far, challenges and how it can accelerate actions to move towards UHC using the existing international and regional frameworks. The role of WHO in supporting the country in moving towards UHC including monitoring progress is illustrated.
CitationBakyaita, N. and Mweemba, N. (2018). Universal Health Coverage: A perspective of the WHO country office in zambia. Health Press Zambia Bull. 2018 2 (4); pp 5-16.
SponsorshipOffice of Global AIDS/US Department of State
Health Press Zambia Bull.
WHO Country Office on Universal Health Coverage in Zambia