What does Universal Health Coverage actually mean?

Flickr / hdptcarThe aims of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), as defined by the World Health Organization, are: “to provide all people with access to needed health services (including prevention, promotion, treatment and rehabilitation) of sufficient quality to be effective; and ensure …

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Differently Abled, Not Disabled

In time for International Day of People with Disability this week, London School of Economics and Yale graduate Pooja Yerramilli returns to discuss the importance of disability inclusive development and innovative partnerships to empower persons with disabilities worldwide.

“I am …

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Cancer Prevention Strategies: The Need for Multidisciplinary Research

This week, London School of Economics and Yale graduate Pooja Yerramilli returns to explore the role and need for multidisciplinary approaches to global health and cancer research.

It is no secret that over half of all cancer deaths in low …

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Is Financial Protection for Cancer Enough?

Saying that cancer is an expensive disease is an understatement, particularly in such low and middle income countries (LMICs) as India. According to estimates from 2004, one inpatient admission for cancer in India can cost 40-50% and 80-90% of …

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