World Health Day - 7 April 2018
In the spirit of this year’s World Health Day theme, 'Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere', we have put together tools and essential messages to guide, motivate and inspire you to act.
On this campaign page, you will find facts about universal health coverage to help you to answer these itching questions: how many people in the world lack access to essential health services? What is universal health coverage, and what is it not?
Test your knowledge about universal health coverage with this short quiz.
In this 70th anniversary year, WHO is calling on world leaders to live up to the pledges they made when they agreed the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, and commit to concrete steps to advance #HealthForAll. This means ensuring that everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health services without facing financial hardship.
World Health Day essentials
Posters - UHC: Everyone, Everywhere
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From the Director-General
- Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus' speech at the opening ceremony of the UHC Forum, Tokyo
- Launch of the DCP3 series with the Lancet
- Keynote adress: UN General Assembly side event on UHC
- Beating noncommunicable disease can help deliver universal health coverage
- All roads lead to universal health coverage
- Addressing inequalities on the road to ‘health for all’ in Indonesia
- Health closer to home: transforming care in the Solomon Islands
- Investing in trained midwives across Liberia
- Uncovering health inequalities: A path towards leaving no one behind
- In Thailand, universal health care eases the impact of diabetes
- Transforming health care in Tunisia with community-driven programmes
- Moving towards universal health coverage in the Western Pacific
- United Nations resolution on UHC
- Together on the road to universal health coverage
- Health systems for universal health coverage – a joint vision for healthy lives
- e-Learning course on health financing policy for UHC
- New Perspectives on Global Health Spending for Universal Health Coverage
- SURE Guides for preparing and using evidence-based policy briefs
- Resources for government on structured policy dialogue
- Anything goes on the path to universal health coverage? No.