Health Leaders Discuss Achieving UHC In Africa At 2019 Africa Health Agenda International Conference
UNAIDS: Africa — Achieving health coverage without compromising on quality
“Momentum for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa is building and many African countries have already integrated UHC into their national health strategies. But with 11 million Africans pushed into extreme poverty each year because of out-of-pocket health expenses, how can Africa achieve UHC which delivers a quality package of care for people living in Africa? The UHC debate was buzzing in Rwanda’s capital Kigali [last] week during one of the largest health gatherings in Africa, the Africa Health Agenda International Conference 2019. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Health of Rwanda and the African Medical and Research Foundation (Amref Health Africa), 1,500 health leaders shared new ideas and home-grown solutions to the continent’s most pressing health challenges…” (3/8).