How can digital health help us achieve UHC?

How can digital health help us to achieve UHC? Via YouTube.

BARCELONA — In 2015, United Nations member states committed to achieving universal health coverage by 2030, but given that half of the world’s population still lacks essential health services, this is a big task requiring input and effort from multiple stakeholders. The barriers are particularly significant for underserved communities, where a lack of medicines, equipment, and workforce can be an issue.

Digital health solutions are helping to tackle these challenges, but what exactly does digital health look like in practice and to what extent can it push forward progress toward UHC? Watch above as Devex takes a closer look.

For a closer look at the innovative solutions designed to push for progress on universal health coverage around the globe, visit the Healthy Access series here.

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