WHA Delegates Agree To New 5-Year Strategic Plan, Set 3 New Targets

WHO: World Health Assembly delegates agree new five-year strategic plan
“World Health Assembly delegates today agreed an ambitious new strategic plan for the next five years. … It sets three targets: to ensure that by 2023, one billion more people benefit from universal health coverage; one billion more people are better protected from health emergencies; and one billion more people enjoy better health and well-being. WHO estimates that achieving this ‘triple billion’ target could save 29 million lives…” (5/23).