Jumping the health care hurdles: UHC and noncommunicable diseases

The promise of universal health coverage remains a significant challenge for many countries, according to Eduardo Pisani, director general of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations. Ahead of UHC Day, Dec. 12, how can existing systems be strengthened to overcome these challenges?

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  • Eduardo Pisani

    Eduardo Pisani became director general of the IFPMA in January 2010. An industry leader with over two decades of international pharmaceutical experience in companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb, Baxter, SmithKline Beecham, Immuno, he has seen health policy and patient access discussions evolve from a close vantage point, and is convinced that platforms for constructive policy discussion are essential to effective policymaking.