Partnerships, Investments Essential To Implementing Health Sector Reforms To Achieve UHC In Africa, Mali President Says

Global Fund’s “VOICES”: Next Stop: Universal Health Coverage for all Africans
In this post, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, president of the Republic of Mali, discusses the launch of health reform in his nation, which, he writes, “has made primary care completely free of charge for pregnant women and children under age 5, and deployed and trained tens of thousands of community health workers to work as closely as possible with 18 million Malians, spread throughout our vast territory.” Keïta continues, “In this mission, partners such as the Global Fund are essential. … Investing in health is a clear priority and an essential foundation for the economic development of our country and our continent” (9/19).