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Universal Healthcare Day December 12, 2014

Universal Healthcare Day
Everyone having access to healthcare is a premise that everyone can agree on.  It is up to the World(you and me) to make it happen. Included is a list of events for this themed day.




Abuja, Nigeria: Press conference with the Ministry of Health, plus televised panel discussion and community events 
Accra, Ghana: Marches in several cities and a public radio feature on UHC
Acturus, Zimbabwe: Event featuring policymakers, local media and representatives from the arts
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Live call-in talk show to promote UHC Day on a national radio show
Amman, Jordan: Training on first aid and CPR to raise awareness on heart disease and UHC
Bamako, Mali: Advocacy workshop and letter-writing campaign to encourage policymakers to adopt UHC
Blantyre, Malawi: Activities aimed at raising awareness about UHC, particularly regarding health user fees
Blantyre, Malawi: Press conference on UHC
Braamfontein, South Africa: Event on progress toward UHC and the crucial role of human rights 
Cairo, Alexandria & Assiut, Egypt: Discussions and leaflet distribution at hospitals and universities 
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Roundtable on Bangladesh’s path toward UHC
Dindigul City, India: Campaign aimed to engage college students on UHC and tuberculosis.
Geneva, Switzerland: Lunch event on UHC and women’s rights to health
Jakarta, Indonesia: Health and policy seminar to mark anniversary of implementation of UHC in Indonesia
Johannesburg, South Africa: Roundtable on non-communicable diseases and UHC
Kampala, Uganda: Local community debate on the need for stronger health services
Kasese, Uganda: Panel on UHC, reproductive health and forced marriages
Kathmandu, Nepal: Workshops aimed at educating volunteers about UHC
Kathmandu, Nepal: Youth training on UHC
Kathmandu, Nepal: High-level national event to discussion progress and next steps toward UHC in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal: Demonstration and rally for UHC to engage local stakeholders
Kerala, India: Rally for UHC at local hospital
Lahore & Rawalpindi, Pakistan: Roundtable discussion and seminar on UHC in Pakistan.
Lima, Peru: High-level breakfast on UHC in Peru, with the Ministry of Health
London, UK: Panel at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on resilient health systems
Nairobi, Kenya: Policy forum to educate country policymakers about UHC
Nairobi, Kenya: County Health Ministers to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on UHC
New Delhi, India: Panel discussion centered on UHC in India and beyond
New York, USA: High-level breakfast panel at the United Nations on Ebola and resilient health systems
Peshwar, Pakistan: Meeting with the Health Minister of KPK province to discuss health for all 
Pune, India: Academic consultation on the role of Information Technology (IT) in expanding UHC
San José, Costa Rica: High-level seminar on UHC progress in Costa Rica, with the Ministry of Health
Tirana, Albania: High-level conference on UHC and the health system workforce, with Ministry of Health 
Tokyo, Japan: ‘Study Session’ on UHC for female opinion leaders
Yaoundé, Cameroon: Activities to mobilize key local stakeholders to strengthen Cameroon’s health system 

Nobody should go bankrupt when they get sick. bit.ly/UHC_Day #UHC #healthforall

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