Strengthening health systems, with a focus on equity and resilience, is crucial for UHC and health security and contributes to wider socioeconomic progress.
WHO’s support to Member States promotes a concept of UHC which includes the need to foster multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on issues linked to UHC reform.
Health budget literacy, advocacy and accountability is critical for civil society and other stakeholders to influence decision-making processes for universal health coverage (UHC).
The Health for All Advocacy Toolkit provides national-level civil society organizations (CSOs) and health networks with the necessary resources to kick-start advocacy initiatives on universal health coverage (UHC).
Parliamentarian Guide: 6 action steps to achieve universal health coverage provides lawmakers with the tools that they need to undertake tangible actions toward UHC, which include: Lead. Protect. Legislate. Advocate. Invest. Collaborate.
Everyone, everywhere should have access to quality and affordable health services. We call on political leaders to legislate, invest and collaborate with whole of society to make universal health coverage (UHC) a reality.
We encourage you to use these tools and support the movement to achieve universal health coverage.
As we enter the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have no choice but to strengthen our health systems to ensure they are equitable, resilient, and capable of meeting everyone’s needs.