UHC2030 is the global movement to build stronger health systems in order to achieve universal health coverage (UHC). Right now, health systems and UHC are what will make the difference to each…

Ilona Kickbusch, Dr. Githinji Gitahi |

With the rising costs of out-of-pocket health care expenditures, currently estimated at half a trillion dollars globally, the number of people affected by this trend is expected to increase…

Muhammad Ali Pate |

For the past five years, the world has come together every December 12 to rally around the idea that everyone, everywhere should have access to quality, affordable health care, without suffering…

REFILOE MABEJANE, KHUAT THI HAI OANH, ARIANA CHILDS GRAHAM |

Open defecation is the practice of people defecating outside, such as in street gutters, behind bushes or into open bodies of water. Between 2000 and 2017, the world nearly...

Haruna Kashiwase |

The future of the sanitation economy: Perspectives on World Toilet Day

Maria Angelica Sotomayor, Martin Gambrill |

The U.S. public financial management (PFM) system evolved out of various controversies. One of these controversies was a dispute between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson about how much…

Fedja Pivodic, Moritz Piatti |

In April 2019, a multi-stakeholder hearing took place in New York to promote an ambitious agenda for universal health coverage (UHC).

Ilona Kickbusch, Dr. Githinji Gitahi |

Today more than ever, there is wide consensus that public, compulsory funds are key to achieving universal health coverage (UHC). The recent reforms by countries to finance UHC have renewed an…

Helene Barroy, Moritz Piatti, Fabrice Sergent, Elina Dale, Sheila O’Dougherty, Gemini Mtei, Dr. Grace Kabaniha, Jason Lakin |