Universal health coverage is about ensuring all people can get quality health services, where and when they need them, without suffering financial hardship.
WHO as an worldwide body is saddled with the responsibility to help people around the world attain the highest possible standard of health. Patients who come in for treatment in the OPDs complain of lack of doctors claiming that their turn for checkup comes after several hours, and at times, even after a day.
Uganda is slowly but surely moving toward achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) which is the cornerstone for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goal 3 on the global development agenda.
"Health facilities should be well equipped and staffed with quality and highly skilled personnel that can manage hard situations, know the right of patients and as well respect such rights".
The country has a well organized health system that starts with health posts in the communities, dispensaries in the communities, health centers, community hospitals, district hospitals and central hospitals.
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However, the judge acquitted co-accused Saif Ali Khan , Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari and Tabu for lack of evidence. Sources in Jodhpur jail said Khan was cooperating well, though he looked a tad depressed and confused at times.
First celebrated in the year 1950, this day also marks the establishment of World Health Organization. every year there is a specific theme and variety of programs are being conducted or organized on worldwide and national levels.
Almost half of the WHO South-East Asia Region's population still lacks full coverage of essential health services. Access to essential quality care and financial protection not only enhances people's health and life expectancy, it also protects countries from epidemics, reduces poverty and the risk of hunger, creates jobs, drives economic growth and enhances gender equality.
Some countries have already made significant progress towards universal health coverage.
What World Health Day can do? In richer countries in Europe, Latin America and parts of Asia, which have achieved high levels of access to health services, increasing numbers of people are spending at least 10 per cent of their household budgets on out-of-pocket health expenses.
World Health Day will shine a spotlight on the need for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) - and the advantages it can bring.
"No one should have to choose between death and financial hardship".