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Universal Health Coverage

Universal Health Coverage: A Smart Investment

Jim Yong Kim | Posted 02.11.2015 | Impact
Jim Yong Kim

Just as a patient with a weak immune system is more susceptible to disease, the Ebola crisis reminds us that a nation with a weak health system is more susceptible to epidemics.

Universal Health Coverage: Finding a Path to Health for All

Jeffrey L. Sturchio | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact
Jeffrey L. Sturchio

Poverty should no longer mean poor health, nor should ill health lead to poverty. That is the promise of UHC. It is widely recognized that good health reduces poverty, improves educational performance, increases productivity, and as a result, stimulates economic growth.

What We Can Learn From Latin America's Experience With Universal Health Coverage

Jeanette Vega Morales | Posted 01.10.2015 | Impact
Jeanette Vega Morales

Lessons from Latin America remind us that transparency, accountability and social participation are key elements of an effective and equitable extension of health coverage. Social participation has been a key component of advances toward UHC in the region.

Healthcare Reformers: Dance With The Ones Who Brung Ya

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

While the dance of legislation can be painful to watch, I still like the Democrats' chances for healthcare reform better than Tom DeLay's on Dancing with the Stars.

Caring for Health: Expanding the Policy Dialogue

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abby L. Ferber

Providing universal health coverage is essential, but there are many, many other social policy avenues to pursue if we seek to improve the health of our citizenry.