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‘No More Excuses’ On Achieving UHC, WHO DG-Elect Tedros Says

Devex: New WHO chief Tedros says ‘no more excuses’ on delivering universal health coverage
“Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new director general of the World Health Organization, has called on governments to stop dragging their heels and making excuses, and to ‘walk the walk’ when it comes to achieving global universal health coverage. Tedros, who was elected to the top WHO position in May, said that achieving ‘health for all’ should be put front and center in all development efforts since ‘if there is no health, there is nothing.’ His remarks came during the final session of the European Development Days summit in Brussels…” (Edwards, 6/8).

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