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    Achieving universal coverage for health in context of MDGs

     
    Project ID: HS-007 Status: Completed

    Each country in the Asian region faces specific challenges in its quest to achieve the health-related MDGs. These challenges can only be met by adopting a comprehensive health systems approach to deliver universal coverage of a minimum package of health services and by addressing the determinants of health that lie beyond the direct purview of the health sector. Recognising the interconnected nature of the MDGs, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in 2006-2007 conducted a major review and study of how to improve strategies and policies in member states, taking due account of the significance of the social determinants of health and the multiplicity of sectors affecting health. The results of this were discussed and reviewed by expert meetings, and then published as an official UNESCAP report at the Sixty-Third Session of the Commission in Almaty in May 2007. For this publication, Dr. Rannan-Eliya, IHP Fellow, contributed the fourth chapter which examined issues and barriers to expanding universal health coverage in countries of the region.

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     Project at a glance  Project team
    Start Date: Nov 2006
    End Date: Dec 2006
    Themes: Health systems, Health financing, Health equity, Health policy
    Sponsor(s): UNESCAP
    Client: UNESCAP
    IHP Staff: RP Rannan-Eliya
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    Region: Asia
    Country(s): Asia
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    External links:
    Achieving Health MDGs in Asia Publication site
    UNESCAP



     
     
     
     
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