Health systems for emergencies

Emergency preparedness and health systems strengthening are two sides of the same coin. Health systems in Europe have shown that they can manage the importation of diseases such as haemorrhagic fevers, and European countries on the front-line of migration are taking steps to provide access to health services for new arrivals. WHO support to Member States addresses the immediate health needs of populations affected by health emergencies while tackling the root causes of their vulnerabilities. This means helping countries to strengthen the resilience of their health systems.

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Keeping the promise of universal health coverage

On Universal Health Coverage Day – 12 December 2019 – countries are being called upon to keep their promise to make health for all a reality.

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