The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare brutal inequities in access to medical breakthroughs between Global North and South. A high-level panel debates how this can be changed.
Universal Health Coverage
With much publicity, the world’s population reached eight billion on 15th November 2022. What has been much less publicised is that at least a billion of these people live with disabilities – an enormous group that, according to the just launched WHO Global Report on Health Equity for Persons with Disabilities, is often underserved or overlooked when it comes to health care.