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PLOS Medicine Launches Collection On Universal Health Coverage

PLOS Medicine: The PLOS “Monitoring Universal Health Coverage” Collection: Managing Expectations
Editorial Board

“This week, PLOS Medicine publishes the PLOS Collection ‘Monitoring Universal Health Coverage,’ launched on September 22nd at the Rockefeller Foundation as a side event of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. … As illustrated in the country case studies in the PLOS Collection, despite a tremendous amount of political will, hard work, and effort, UHC is a distant aspiration for many global citizens. … Providing equitable access to health services for those who need them while striving to eliminate a major cause of poverty — excessive payments for health care — is a crucial catalyst to enable and empower individuals, communities, and populations not only to survive but also to improve their health and quality of life…” (9/22).

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