IAPO urges implementation of strategies to achieve universal health coverage

Health post 2015 Development Agenda (98)

Ms. Eva Maria Ruiz de Castilla

The International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO), which represents 65 million patients around the world, today encouraged the Pan American Health Organization PAHO) and the countries of the Americas to implement strategies that facilitate achievement of universal health coverage.

IAPO also recognized the role of PAHO and the World Health Organization in defining universal coverage with a human rights approach and patient-centered care.

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