Partners Launch Framework to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage in Africa; World Bank and Global Fund Commit $24 Billion

Press Release; 26 August, 2016

African Heads of State and Partners Mobilize around Plans for Universal Health Coverage to medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]Achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 26, 2016—Today at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI), African heads of state and partners vowed to accelerate progress toward universal health coverage (UHC) in Africa. To help countries implement their health reforms, the World Bank and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (Global Fund) committed to invest $24 billion in Africa over the next three to five years.

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