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CHPS Compounds Will Now Run as Life Concept

Plans are underway to incorporate the concept of Community-based Heath Planning Services (CHPS) for ‘Life Approach’ into the Health Training institutions curricula to equip...
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Kenyan campaigners call for domestic financing for universal health agenda

Kenya should tap into domestic sources of revenue to finance implementation of the universal health coverage (UHC) agenda amid shrinking external support, campaigners said...
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SDGs Sub-Platform Coalition Campaigns for Universal health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) Sub-platform Coalition on ensuring healthy lives and wellbeing has urged the Government to ensure that no one was left...
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Stakeholders Exchange Ideas on Private Sector part in UHC

Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane-Selby, the Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has acknowledged the key role being played by the...
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Universal Health Coverage and Health Emergencies Part of WHO’s Reforms

The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled on Wednesday the most wide-ranging reforms in its history, vowing to help billions of people worldwide benefiting from...
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Kenya seeks to transform public health insurance

Kenya on Tuesday inaugurated an independent expert panel to help transform and reposition the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) as part of efforts to...
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Dr. Moeti calls for strong health base to achieve UHC

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the Regional Director for the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Africa, has said that Africans needed to strengthen their health systems...
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WHO official Praises Ghana’s Pledge to Universal Health Coverage

The Africa Regional Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Matshidiso Moeti, on Monday commended Ghana's leadership for its commitment to the attainment of...
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WHO draws Africa’s attention to Universal Health Coverage

Dr. Matsidiso Rebecca Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Regional Director has asked African countries to see Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as good economic...
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Ministry Of Health To Provide Universal Health Coverage For All

Health Minister, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has staed that, quality affordable health care is the foundation for individuals to lead productive and fulfilling lives, and...
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Ghana Health Service to use ICT to expand health service

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare says the Ghana Health Service has resolved to make the adoption and application...
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Kenya mulls more investments to achieve universal health coverage

Kenya is seeking to put more investments in the health sector to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), a senior official said Wednesday. Cleopa Mailu, Cabinet...
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Japanese Government Assists Ghana Towards Achieving Universal Health Coverage

Ghana’s aim at achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030 has been given a big boost with a 9 Million USD project for Strengthening Community-Based...
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Gov’t Not Aware Of Reimbursement Delays – Minister

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, has pledged government’s commitment to fix delays associated with the reimbursement of health insurance claims. “…government is...
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Ghana seeks to scale up healthcare access

CHPS is a system where community health officers are engaged to live in compounds provided by the community or the assembly to provide basic...
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Prime Minister Abe Joins Universal Health Coverage Event

1. On Friday, August 26, commencing at 4:55 p.m. (local time; 10:55 p.m., Japan time) for approximately 15 minutes, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is...
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Ghana to inch closer to Universal Healthcare System through NHIS

The proposals which were presented at a two-day National Health Insurance Review stakeholder consultative meeting in Accra last Wednesday and Thursday included ensuring a...
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IFC to help Africa implement universal health coverage

The World Bank's private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), said on Friday it will help African nations implement universal health coverage. Khama...

Madagascar plans universal health service

Madagascar has planned to make available public hospital services to all its 22 million citizens, the Prime Minister Jean Ravelonarivo said on Wednesday. "In...

UPSA Gets Universal Health Coverage Centre

By Abubakari Seidu Ajarfor The Centre for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has started full operation at the campuses of the University of Professional Studies Accra...

Universal Health Coverage initiative gets backing from 100 countries

More than 500 organisations from about 100 countries have united behind the first-ever Universal Health Coverage Day with a call on policymakers to prioritise...