Special Edition - World Health Day 2019
18 April, 2019

PHC 30-30-30, PAHO’s new Regional Compact on Primary Health Care for Universal Health
In order to help the countries of the Americas achieve universal health, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has launched the Regional Compact on Primary Health Care for Universal Health: PHC 30-30-30. This Compact establishes goals to eliminate barriers to health access, and to increase funding by 30% to the first level of care by 2030. Read more

PAHO Commission outlines ten recommendations on how to achieve health for all in the Region of the Americas
A report outlining ten recommendations on how countries can ensure that all people have access to health in the Region of the Americas was launched in Mexico by the country’s highest authorities, the Pan American Health Organization, the United Nations, and members of the High-level Commission “Universal Health in the 21st Century: 40 years of Alma-Ata.” Read more

PAHO calls for equitable access to health care
Millions of people in the world still lack access to health care and many are forced to choose between spending on health and other daily expenses. It is estimated that in the Americas around one third of the population lacks access to health care. In the framework of World Health Day, PAHO is calling for equitable access to comprehensive and quality health care. Read more