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NUHCAN demands implementation of 2014 National Health Act to curb second wave of COVID-19
The Sun, November 11, 2020
The Nigeria Universal Health Coverage Actions Network (NUHCAN) has demanded immediate implementation of the National Health Act 2014 (NHAct 2014) as effective measures that will lead to the success of the mitigation efforts of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) against the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
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Yellow fever resurfaces in Delta, Enugu – NCDC
Guardian, November 9, 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed cases of yellow fever in Delta and Enugu States following a sudden spike in cases and deaths in some communities in the states.
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Health minister calls for more PPP initiative to achieve Universal Health Coverage
Naija247 News, November 1, 2020
The Minister of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has called for the improved and continuous partnership between the private sector and the government towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
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FG, Biovaccine sign MoU on local vaccines production
Vanguard, November 6, 2020
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Biovaccine Nigeria Limited (BVNL) for the production of locally made vaccines.
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COVID-19: PTF concerned about mental health of survivors — Mustapha
Vanguard, November 13, 2020
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has expressed concern over the mental state of survivors of COVID-19 in the country.
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Global Fund Must Integrate Mental Health Into Its TB, HIV Strategies, Opinion Piece Says
KFF, November 11, 2020
Ren Minghui, assistant director-general for universal health coverage/communicable and noncommunicable diseases at the WHO and WHO representative on the boards of the Global Fund, UNAIDS, and UNITAID; and Shannon Hader, deputy executive director of programs at UNAIDS and assistant secretary general of the United Nations.
World Health Assembly to adopt resolution to strengthen preparedness for health emergencies
DownToEarth, November 11, 2020
The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has provided a new impetus for putting in place plans to prepare for health emergencies in the future. 
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Biden presses to expand health insurance on uncertain congressional terrain
Washington Post, November 10, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden intends to make the case that the coronavirus pandemic and the Affordable Care Act’s uncertain future drive home the importance of helping more Americans gain health insurance and the care they need.
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World Health Assembly resumes as global Covid-19 cases top 50mn
Daiji World, November 10, 2020
The 73rd World Health Assembly has resumed, where participants will address some of the most pressing global health issues and emergencies, including the raging Covid-19 pandemic that had claimed over 1.25 million lives and infected more than 50 million people globally.
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6th Virtual Global Symposium on Health Systems Research discusses strengthening healthcare systems
Emirates News Agency, November 12, 2020
Education, health security, and reimagining research were three of the key topics covered in the initial sessions of the sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, HSR2020, which opened on Sunday.
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Responding to COVID-19 and building stronger health systems for universal health coverage
WHO, October 6, 2020
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) means that everyone, everywhere can access health services without experiencing financial hardship.
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With Access To Testing, Women Can Take Charge Of Their Own Health And Deliver Testing
Forbes, November 9, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown the whole world the critical importance of access to diagnostic testing.
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Unpacking universal health coverage
The News, October 17, 2020
Nothing is stronger than an idea whose time has come”, said Victor Hugo. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is such an idea.
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Seventy-third World Health Assembly
WHO, November, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seventy-third World Health Assembly —its first-ever to be held virtually— met with a reduced agenda between 1819 May 2020. The event is to reconvene on 914 November 2020.
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Launch of the Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer
WHO, November 17, 2020
Cervical cancer is one cancer the world can actually eliminate: it is time to do it.   
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