Innovative thinking is key to realizing UHC

Innovative thinking is key to realizing UHC

In 2015, the world spent $7.3 trillion on health. Yes, that’s 10% of global GDP. At the WHO Global Dialogue on Partnerships for Sustainable Financing of NCDs last week, Dr. Rifat Atun, Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University, suggested that it’s time...
Universal? Expanding the concept of health systems

Universal? Expanding the concept of health systems

The WHO recently published their draft thirteenth general program of work that aims to ensure access to health services for 1 billion additional people by 2023. This program was founded on the idea of health as a human right, meaning that “no one should get sick or...