Universal Health Coverage Day 2019:
Quality, affordable healthcare service delivery be provided to everyone: Dr Palitha
Sohail Majeed Butt
A walk was organized by World Health Organization here on Friday to commemorate the Universal Health Coverage Day 2019. Led by Dr Palitha Mahipala, WHO Representative in Pakistan, a large number of people belonging to National Institute of Health, WHO staff, medical professionals and students participated in the walk were wearing UHC themed Caps and t-shirts and showed their support for Universal Health Coverage. While highlighting the importance of UHC with media, Dr Palitha Mahipala, WHO Representative in Pakistan, said that WHO Pakistan is committed to provide fullest support to the government of Pakistan in implementing its agenda to achieve the target of UHC by year 2030. Dr. Palitha has said that I am very sure and confident that with the ongoing political commitment and UHC related programmes & interventions, Pakistan will achieve the targets of UHC by 2030 and WHO will stand hand in hand with the GoP in this effort.