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High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (Multi-stakeholder panel 2) - General Assembly, 74th session
23 Sep 2019 -  The high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) will focus on the theme “Universal health coverage: moving together to build a healthier world”.
It will bring together heads of state, political and health leaders, policy-makers, and universal health coverage champions to advocate for health for all.
Universal health coverage means all people have access to the health care they need, when and where they need it, without facing financial hardship.
The meeting will aim to garner financial and political commitments from countries and sustain health investments. It will focus on accelerating progress towards universal health coverage, including access to essential health services, including skilled health workforce, financial risk protection and access to safe, quality, effective and affordable medicines and vaccines for all. The meeting will result in a political declaration on universal health coverage, negotiated by Member States and endorsed by Heads of State.
Panel 2: Accelerating multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder action and investments for achieving UHC
This panel explores the investment case for UHC. As one of the main sectors of the global economy, the health sector has the potential to produce large returns on investment, both in terms of health gains and for equitable and inclusive economic growth. Countries from all regions and at all levels of income will need to mobilize more domestic resources, increase the equity and efficiency of existing resources, harmonize investments in health, and establish, institutionalize and accelerate multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder action and sustained investment to achieve UHC by 2030.
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