High-Level Panel Discusses Importance Of Universal Health Care In Development Framework

Devex: New high-level support for universal health coverage
“World Bank President Jim Kim convened an impressive panel on the sidelines of the bank’s spring meetings on Friday to lend their voices to the growing chorus of support for a global goal for universal health coverage by 2030. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala were among those who, on Friday, discussed the importance of including a universal health coverage goal in the global development framework that is currently being drafted by world leaders…” (Stephens, 4/11).