Blog Post Summarizes Data On Sub-Saharan Africa’s Progress Toward UHC

Brookings Institution: Figures of the week: Monitoring sub-Saharan Africa’s progress toward universal health care coverage
Amy Copley, research analyst and project coordinator for the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution, examines data from a recent joint World Bank and WHO report, “Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2017 Global Monitoring Report,” which looks at “regional and national efforts to meet SDG 3 by ensuring universal health care coverage (UHC) and financial risk protection.” Copley focuses on the sub-Saharan Africa region, writing, “[W]eak service capacity and access is seriously undermining sub-Saharan Africa’s health systems and service coverage, compared to other regions” (1/5).