Nearly 300 Civil Society, Global Health Organizations Protesting Possible Revisions To SDG UHC Indicator

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“Nearly 300 civil society organizations working in global health are lobbying United Nations member states to undo proposed changes in the measurement of universal health coverage as part of the newly approved Sustainable Development Goals. Advocates who had pushed for the UHC to be included in the SDGs now say the revised indicator won’t accurately capture what proportion of the population is able to access health care without suffering financially…” (Ravelo, 3/11).

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