World Health Day – working towards universal health coverage


The WHO is based on the principle that all people should be able to realize their right to the highest possible level of health. On their 70th anniversary, marked by World Health Day, the WHO are calling on leaders to commit to concrete steps to achieve universal health care.  Ensuring that everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health services without facing financial hardship. We have collated content from across our sister sites to highlight how different sectors are working towards this goal.

Oncology Central: find out how biosimilar’s are paving the way for increased access to cancer medicines.

Increasing access to cancer medicines: what role do biosimilar medicines play?

ASCO’s CancerLinQ: Using oncology real-world evidence for quality improvement & discovery

Reconceptualizing views towards depression in prostate cancer patients

Challenges in the early detection of breast cancer in resource-poor settings

Global health from a cancer care perspective

Expanded access to cancer treatments with the biosimilar filgrastim-sndz

Infectious Disease Hub: discover some of the issues in global health and infectious disease below.

Causes of impaired oral vaccine efficacy in developing countries

Polio vaccines: Is global eradication within reach?

HIV and TB: the ongoing challenge of the two epidemics