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Universal Health Coverage ‘A Rights Issue,’ WHO DG Tedros Says During Social Good Summit Panel

TIME: World Health Organization Leader Says Universal Health Coverage is a ‘Rights Issue’
“…[WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus] made his case for [universal health coverage] during the Social Good Summit in New York City, an annual event leading up the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). ‘Universal health coverage should be (viewed) as a rights issue,’ said Tedros during the panel interview. … Tedros gave five main reasons for why he is advocating for universal health coverage…” (Sifferlin, 9/18).

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