World Health Day - 7 April 2018

Test your knowledge on Universal Health Coverage

In the spirit of this year’s World Health Day theme, 'Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere', we have put together tools and essential messages to guide, motivate and inspire you to act.

On this campaign page, you will find facts about universal health coverage to help you to answer these itching questions: how many people in the world lack access to essential health services? What is universal health coverage, and what is it not?

Test your knowledge about universal health coverage with this short quiz.

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Engage in World Health Day 2018

In this 70th anniversary year, WHO is calling on world leaders to live up to the pledges they made when they agreed the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, and commit to concrete steps to advance #HealthForAll. This means ensuring that everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health services without facing financial hardship.

fact buffet

Essential health services

Half the worldlacks access

Fact Sheet

Health costs

100 millionpushed into poverty

Global Monitoring Report

Extend coverage

1 billionmore people access services by 2023

Tokyo Declaration
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