Too many people are now missing out on health coverage
- Author: Santos West Apr 09, 2018,
Apr 09, 2018, 0:22
While April 7 is marked as World Health Day, hospitals in Punjab are ill-equipped and under-resourced to ensure appropriate medical treatment of patients. Get the tools you need to raise awareness and help advance universal health coverage for everyone everywhere.
A person devoid of anger and frustration is also free from psychosomatic disorder, he added. This year, it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Portuguese diplomat remembered that the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded upon the principle that health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being.
The country representative said every individual had a right to health therefore leaders needed to show strong political will by putting the health needs of the people first.
It's also the impetus behind the current organisation-wide drive to support countries in moving towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
This means ensuring that everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health services without facing financial hardship.
Jacqueline Weekers, Director of the Migration Health Division at IOM said, "Without migrants, including internally displaced people, universal health coverage would not be truly universal".
The governor also called upon the people of the State to remain in their best of health and to inspire other to live a healthy life.
08 de abril de 2018, 00:37UNited Nations, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Sercretary General Antonio Guterres has asked for greater commitment by the worldwide community to guarantee that people around the world have access to public health services.
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Since then, the United Nations chief said, the world has made progress in health care with global life expectancy expanding by 23, the eradication of smallpox and polio on its way out.