Originally posted on World Bank Blogs.
At the heart of universal health coverage (UHC) is leaving no one behind. Remarkable efforts are underway to energize culture, activate politicians and align global actors to prioritize actions that reach the poorest and most marginalized people first. The health, economic and social benefits of UHC are well-documented. At VillageReach, three additional reasons inspire us to lead with the last in order to ensure access to affordable and quality health services for all.
Hawa from rural Machinga district of Malawi, full of life after receiving a fistula repair surgery thanks to the health…
We improve the productivity and capacity of health workers, so they can deliver quality care.
We improve the availability of vaccines, medicines, and supplies at the last mile, so that people have access to the treatment they need.
We integrate data driven decision-making at all levels of the health system, because smart decisions lead to improved health.