India Prepares to Join L4UHC

India is gearing up to join the L4UHC programme as part of its drive to accelerate UHC across the country’s 1.3 billion-strong population. Due to start the programme in September 2022, the country will be the 15th nation to take part in this initiative, underlining L4UHC’s growing popularity and value.

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Nepal boosts drug availability

Nepal has made significant progress in improving drug availability. In this short video, Pukar Malla explains how L4UHC helped create a safe space to innovate, and the need to start small and think big.

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The value of communication

Yaoundé, Cameroon

Cameroon is politically committed to UHC but the different views of national stakeholders of how to achieve it have hindered progress. Better communication, aided by L4UHC, has made change possible.

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Will COVID-19 accelerate UHC?

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of leadership and a multi-sectoral approach – two of the key strengths L4UHC is fostering. But will governments heed the lessons and accelerate UHC’s roll-out?

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Time to honour commitments

UHC and health crisis management are two sides of the same coin, argues a blog from L4UHC’s partner, the World Bank. Governments need to honour their UHC commitments, it says.

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Pakistan makes headway

Pakistan is making encouraging progress, but it still has a long way to go if UHC is to become truly ‘universal’ across the country, and not just confined to a few provinces.

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