The theme of the UN HLM was “Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a Healthier World”. The MMI Network and its working group on Effective Health Cooperation followed the preparatory process closely. Here our related analysis and input:

  • 27 September 2019: Change is gonna come. Article by Remco van de Pas, ITM Antwerp, MMI Vice-President
    Blog on IHP
  • 26 September 2019: The Universal Health Coverage Divide. Blog by Remco van de Pas, ITM Antwerp, MMI Vice-President.
    Blog on IHP
  • MMI statement (200 words) for the High-Level Meeting.
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  • 16 September 2019: A critical civil society assessment of the political declaration of the UN-HLM on UHC, with MMI as co-author and co-signatory
    PHM website
  • 22 August 2019: Universal Health Care in the golden straightjacket of the Sustainable Development Goals. Blog by Remco van de Pas, ITM Antwerp, MMI Vice-President
    Blog on IHP
  • 12 August 2019: Synopsis of selected drafts of the Political Declaration of the UN High-Level Meeting on UHC, with contested paragraphs of revised final draft – published by the MMI Network secretariat as a service to our members and civil society colleagues.
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  • Geneva, 25 May 2019: UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (September 2019) and Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Wellbeing for All (GAP). Briefing for Network members and guests as public side event to the MMI Assembly
    Intoductions to both processes (PPT slides)
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  • Time to say goodbye? Too much of the clear and strong public health content and language of UHC2030 Key Asks for the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage has not made it into the Zero Draft Political Declaration. Thomas Schwarz, 21 May 2019
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  • Input by Thomas Schwarz at the event “Moving Forward Together: Key Asks from the UHC Movement for the UN HLM”. Geneva, 6 May 2019 at the Global Health Centre, The Graduate Institute.
    Download PDF file. Find the UHC2030 “Key Asks here.
  • Blog by Thomas Schwarz on an “interactive multi-stakeholder hearing” that took place in New York. New York 29 April 2019: Of Universal Health Coverage, Power and Promotion.
    MMI website
  • MMI statement delivered at New York hearing, 30 April 2019
  • UHC: It’s up to you, New York, New York”. Editorial by Thomas Schwarz
    In: MMI Network News, February 2019
  • MMI input to the survey on UHC2030 “key asks” for the High-Level Meeting
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  • As a “historic” and still valid reference, the MMI UHC discussion paper published in August 2013. We then referred to the “UHC hype”…:
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At the High-Level Meeting on 23 September 2019. MMI was formally represented by Remco van de Pas, ITM Antwerp, MMI Vice President. Contact for enquiries: Remco van de Pas or MMI secretariat