World health report 2013: Research for universal health coverage
15 August 2013 -- Everyone should have access to the health services they need without being forced into poverty when paying for them. The World health report 2013 "Research for universal health coverage" argues that universal health coverage – with full access to high-quality services for prevention, treatment and financial risk protection – cannot be achieved without the evidence provided by scientific research.
World health report 2013 news
The World health report 2013 sets out the scientific research agenda needed to translate the growing commitment to universal health coverage into evidence-based action. During the launch of the report, Dr Margaret Chan noted its central goals.
At the launch of the World health report 2013, WHO called on countries to continue investing in local research in order to develop a system of universal health coverage tailored to each individual country’s situation.