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Celebrating the World Health Day

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Andrew Cummings | 08 April, 2018, 01:22

On the occasion of World Health Day, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) called for universal health coverage also for the internally displaced persons (IDPs).

The resolution urged all countries to provide universal access to healthcare to their citizens without suffering from the consequences of financial hardship.

Cristian Morales, representative on the island of the world (WHO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), praised the comparable Cuban indicators with results from more developed nations, especially the infant mortality rate that registered four per one thousand born alive in 2017, the lowest in the Americas region. The day was first marked in 1949. I welcome the theme "Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere" that has been chosen by WHO and others.

"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".

Dr Khetrapal Singh said more efforts are needed to increase human resources for health, enhance skills of health workers and aid staff retention in the rural and hard-to-reach area, to ensure quality health services are available for everyone, everywhere.

However, Guterres noted that people around the world still lack vital health services.

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"Universal health coverage has a special relevance to people living in countries with acute and prolonged emergency situations".

The above data is enshrined in a press release issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) here Friday in connection with World Health Day.

"With a dynamic private health sector, the country will reach Universal Health Coverage by 2030, if we follow the plans already prepared and implement all strategies contained in the Nigeria UHC Framework". People were also apprised about the various health programmes and services being provided by the department. When people are healthy, they can learn, work, and support themselves and their families.

Incurring catastrophic expenses for health care is a global problem. "It is the responsibility of every country and national government to pursue it".

It also launched a set of six stamps commemorative UN World Health Day stamps to promote worldwide awareness and action to achieve health for everyone around the world.

At least half the world's people do not receive the essential health services they need.

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