Understanding Universal Health Coverage: what is it, and how to get there?

Authors

  • Ehsanullah Tarin

Keywords:

Universal Health Coverage, World Health Report, Health System

Abstract

Everyone, be the professional and politician or those involved, in any way, in health matters, is interested in universal health coverage (UHC). But, what is it, and how to get there? It is elaborated here.  Firstly, its definition is brought from literature. Then, to understand concept, dimensions of UHC are presented using metaphors. Finally, way forward, as measures to achieve UHC are identified.

Author Biography

Ehsanullah Tarin

Health Policy and Systems Specialist

 

Published

2020-01-04

How to Cite

Ehsanullah Tarin. (2020). Understanding Universal Health Coverage: what is it, and how to get there?. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 25(4). Retrieved from https://www.annalskemu.org/journal/index.php/annals/article/view/3135

Issue

Section

Guest Editorials