Christin Roby is the West Africa Correspondent for Devex. Based in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, she covers global development trends, health, technology, and policy. Before relocating to West Africa, Christin spent several years working in local newsrooms and earned her Master of Science in videography and global affairs reporting from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Her informed insight into the region stems from her diverse coverage of more than a dozen African nations.
Affordable, quality primary health services for hard-to-reach populations often living below the poverty line is critical to achieving universal health coverage in Africa, yet experts warn the road to UHC for each country will be unique.
As participants return home from the African Union summit in Ethiopia's Addis Ababa, questions linger regarding the priorities of the newly installed AU chairman, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.