WHO DG-Elect Tedros Reiterates Achieving Universal Health Coverage Will Be ‘Top Priority’ Of U.N. Agency

Thomson Reuters Foundation: New WHO chief vows to leave no one behind in health care
“…Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said achieving universal health coverage would be a ‘top priority’ during his five-year term as head of the Geneva-based U.N. agency. ‘Globally an estimated 400 million, approximately one in 17 people, lack access to essential health services, that’s unacceptable,’ Tedros, as he is known, said via video-link, joining a panel debate on Tuesday at Chatham House, a London-based think tank…” (Suliman, 6/6).

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