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High medical costs leave half the world without health care

12 days ago, 11:52

By: Victor Kiprop

Half of the world’s population cannot access basic health care, a new report says. The 2017 Tracking Universal Health Coverage Report by the World Bank and the World Health Organisation (WHO) released last week says that although the coverage of essential services has increased by about 20 per cent from 2000 to 2015, 3.8 billion people across the world still cannot access essential health services. “It is unacceptable and it is unnecessary,” said WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreye ...
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