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U.N. General Assembly Adopts 2 Resolutions Calling On Member States To Work Toward Universal Health Coverage

U.N. News Centre: U.N. Assembly calls on member states to ‘accelerate progress’ on goal of universal health coverage
“The United Nations on Tuesday called for greater efforts on the part of its Member States to ensure universal health coverage, and designated 12 December as International Universal Health Coverage Day. In one of the two resolutions adopted [Tuesday], the U.N. General Assembly — composed of all 193 U.N. member states — called for efforts [to] ensure that all people have equal access, without discrimination of any kind, to quality promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative, and palliative basic health services…” (12/12).

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