In the one year since the Political Declaration, the global health landscape drastically changed with COVID-19. Despite these obstacles, many countries have been able to move forward with their commitments and have made substantial progress in strengthening community health for UHC.
GFLA joins the One by One Target 2030 Campaign in support of its One by One: Target COVID-19 campaign to ensure that steps to combat COVID-19 include equitable access to services for the most vulnerable, and that these actions contribute towards a vision for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa.
The African Union is setting up a continent wide regulatory agency tasked with ensuring access to good quality medicine and health technologies. It's just waiting on a legal commitment from 13 countries.
Primary Health and Universal Basic Education Cuts During Covid-19: what are the global impacts and consequences on Nigeria?
In times when neighbors are competing with each other for medical supplies, the private sector is creating partners out of competitors. Across the continent, coalitions are coming together to support public health responses and fight the virus: a private sector response that is even more important in resource-constrained African countries.
Open Letter: We continue to fight for #HealthForAll
David S. Evangelista, Special Olympics Europe Eurasia
For as long as health records have been recorded in the modern era, individuals with intellectual disabilities have faced the lowest rates of health literacy, access and care. Special Olympics and The Access Challenge are working together to change this.
Pathfinder-Nature Conservancy Partnership: Promoting Health Through Healthy Environments
By Cheryl Margoluis, Cara Honzak, Laurel Lundstrom at Pathfinder International, and Thea Klement at The Access Challenge
Challenges facing human health and the environment are complex and closely intertwined. It takes innovative, multi-sectoral partnerships that focus on health promotion through healthy environments to turn the tide...
The Health-Energy-Water-Agriculture Nexus: A Solution for Improving African livelihoods?
By Dr. Patrick Musinguzi, Makarere University, Uganda
In Africa, the increasing complexity to satisfy health and livelihood needs of human beings requires innovative approaches that are interlinked for the better leveraging of resources. The Health-Energy-Water-Agriculture Nexus (HEWAN) is one realistic concept that has increasingly proved appropriate for livelihood improvement and sustainable growth.
UHC Day Newsletter: Advocacy and Campaign 2019 Updates
Mwesigye, 28, is the founder and team leader of the Uganda Youth and Adolescent Health Forum, a youth-led organization that seeks to advance quality health and well-being of adolescents and young people and promote gender equality at the community, national and global level.
Devex: Kenya counts on celebrity influence to combat NCDs