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Integrating Innovative Technologies Into Health Care Infrastructures Vital To Achieving UHC

Devex: Opinion: Business unusual — innovating for health systems of the future John Sargent, co-founder of BroadReach “…For [universal health coverage (UHC)] to become a reality, … the widespread adoption of innovative technology in the health care industry must become ‘business as usual.’ The transformative power of technology empowers providers…

USAID Administrator Green Calls On Saudi Coalition To Open Access To Yemen’s Ports, Announces Additional U.S. Aid; Disease Outbreaks Worsen Amid Crisis

Al Jazeera: Dengue fever, malaria worsen Yemen humanitarian crisis “A senior U.N. official has called for parties involved in the war in Yemen to allow ‘sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access’ for the millions of Yemenis facing famine and battling disease. The situation is steadily deteriorating, with cases of malaria, dengue…

Blog Post Discusses How Supporting Local Change Agents Can Advance UHC

Results for Development: Universal Health Coverage: How can we best support local change agents, whether they are in DC or Dhaka? Gina Lagomarsino, president and CEO of R4D, recognizes Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, reflects on her experience working to expand health coverage in Washington, D.C. and applies lessons learned…

NPR Reports On Price Differences For Medications To Treat NTDs Globally, In U.S.

NPR: Why A Pill That’s 4 Cents In Tanzania Costs Up To $400 In The U.S. “…Drugs for diseases of the developing world, in particular what are known as ‘neglected tropical diseases’ like hookworm and leishmaniasis, are enormously more expensive in the United States than in the developing world. ‘There…

Brazil Offering No-Cost PrEP To Help Prevent HIV Among Young People

New York Times: Brazil Fights HIV Spike in Youths With Free Preventive Drug “Seeking to stem a sharp rise in HIV cases among young people, Brazil began offering a drug this month that can prevent infection to those deemed at high risk of contagion. Brazil is the first country in…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Efforts To Achieve Universal Health Coverage On UHC Day

The Lancet Global Health: Adding clarity to the universal health coverage picture Editorial Board “…As countries embark on the journey towards [universal health coverage (UHC)], they need tools to evaluate their starting point, keep track along the way, and define the way forward. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer ways…

Al Jazeera Examines How Mexico City Policy Impacting Mozambique Health Programs, Other Non-Profit Organizations

Al Jazeera: ‘Women and girls will die’: Trump’s foreign aid rule on abortion “…Sebastiao Muthisse from AMODEFA, the Mozambican Association for Family Development, outlined the dilemma the aid organization faced. They were not prepared to sign Trump’s so-called ‘global gag rule’ forbidding mention of abortion, and, as a result, projects…

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