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Vietnam’s Embrace Of Public-Private Partnerships Key In Making Progress Toward UHC

Project Syndicate: How Developing Countries Can Achieve Universal Health Coverage Jörg Reinhardt, chair of the Board of Directors for Novartis “Virtually every country worldwide has committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030, as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. But some countries are progressing much faster…

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Associated Press: U.N. aid official: Yemeni rebels blocking food for thousands (Michael, 6/25). Associated Press: Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year (6/24). Axios: Trying to eradicate malaria around the world (O’Reilly, 6/24). Devex: The impact of Mozambique’s cyclones on its HIV population (Jerving, 6/25).…

U.N. Should Prioritize Climate Resilience In UHC Agenda

Devex: Opinion: What does UHC look like in the climate change era? Diana Schoder, research associate in global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations and co-chair of the Energy and Environment Discussion Group of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy “When the [World Health Assembly (WHA)] convened…

Recent Report Examines Role Of Technology In Improving Health Service Delivery

Brookings Institution: Can technology improve service delivery? Shanta Devarajan, senior director for development economics at the World Bank, discusses findings from a recent Pathways for Prosperity Commission report on the role of technology in strengthening the health service delivery system. Devarajan writes, ” [While the report] presents a realistic, well-grounded,…

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Deutsche Welle: Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression (6/8). Devex: Video: The rise of vaccine hesitancy (Abrahams/Mihari, 6/10). The Guardian: It’s not just girls — one in 30 young men were married as children (Ratcliffe, 6/7). The Guardian: Prevention: the new holy grail of treating mental illness (Rice-Oxley, 6/8).…

Prioritizing Women’s, Girls’ Health, Rights Vital To Achieving UHC

Project Syndicate: Women and Girls Hold the Key to Universal Health Coverage Françoise Girard, president of the International Women’s Health Coalition “…As governments negotiate a groundbreaking declaration on [Universal Health Coverage (UHC)] this year, they should place the full range of sexual and reproductive health care services at the center…