Former U.N. SG Ban Calls On U.S. To Pass Universal Health Coverage
The Guardian: Ban Ki-moon urges U.S. to shun ‘powerful interests’ and adopt universal health care
“The former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Americans to pass universal health coverage at a speech in New York City on Tuesday, marking a dramatic intervention of world leaders into the U.S. health care debate. Ban called on the U.S. to stop ‘powerful interests’ from prioritizing ‘profit over care’ as part of a global delegation pushing the U.S. to adopt a publicly financed health system similar to those in other wealthy countries…” (Glenza, 11/9).
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