United Nations members and stakeholders are mobilising to bring about universal health coverage across the world with all eyes on the UN High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage planned for 23 September.

An informal meeting of representatives from countries and leading international health organizations at UN headquarters in New York yesterday provided an update on progress and highlighted emerging priorities for the planned High Level Meeting.

Among the needs highlighted at yesterday’s forum of “Friends of Universal Health Coverage and Global Health” were getting governments to take ownership domestically and finding sustainable financing…..more