Civil Society Organizations Play Essential Role In Achieving UHC, Experts Say

Health Affairs Blog: The Global Community Has Pledged To Achieve Universal Health Coverage: What’s It Going To Take?
In this post, Marina Carter, managing director, and Aaron Emmel, director of strategic outreach, both with the Global Health Advocacy Incubator, discuss the importance of individuals and civil society organizations (CSOs) in advocating for national policies to achieve universal health coverage. The authors write, “CSOs aren’t just important partners in UHC. They’re essential to ensuring that the vision of access, quality, and affordability gets translated into reality. In-country CSO advocacy is at the heart of UHC” (9/23).

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