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Universal health coverage

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Concept of Universal Health Coverage

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Universal health coverage

  1. 1. Universal Health Coverage Abdur Razzaque Sarker MHE (Health Economics), MSS (Economics) Health Economics and Financing Research, icddrb and PhD Fellow in Strathclyde University, UK Email: razzaque.sarker@gmail.com
  2. 2. 2 Universal health coverage According to World Health Organization, Universal health coverage means that everyone in the population has access to appropriate promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health care when they need it and at an affordable price.
  3. 3. Three UHC related objectives  Equity in access to health services - those who need the services should get them, not only those who can pay for them;  The quality of health services is good enough to improve the health of those receiving services; and  Financial-risk protection - ensuring that the cost of using care does not put people at risk of financial hardship. 3
  4. 4. UHC BOX 4
  5. 5. 5 Email: razzaque.sarker@gmail.com THANK YOU

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