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  The Minister of State for Health Dr Adeleke Mamora says that everyone must be ready to achieve Universal Health Coverage UHC in the country Mamora made the call in Abuja during the launch of the Lancet Commission Nigeria report on Investing in Health and the Nation s Future organized in London by supported partner Nigeria Health Watch Representing Alex Okoh Director of Public Health at the Federal Ministry of Health Mamora said he was delighted with the report written by Nigerians He said that it is not just a diagnostic report but a defense statement for the government to see health as a social contract and a strategic investment to guarantee Universal Health Coverage It is also to eliminate catastrophic out of pocket costs and incorporate health into all policies and sectors since achieving Universal Health Coverage is non negotiable The year 2030 is only nine years away We must engage with the findings and all hands must be on cover to ensure implementation of the commission s recommendations and address the myriad challenges to achieving universal health coverage Achieving Universal Health Coverage is a task that must be done may God help us he prayed For his part Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Dean of University College London UCL said Lancet is a top tier team of experts from Nigeria and around the world with diverse backgrounds in health epidemiology political science history economy among others others Our goal is to help reposition health policies in Nigeria to achieve health for all Our vision is to provide recommendations to ensure the health and wealth of future generations of Nigerians so that Nigeria can reach its potential he said
Mamora calls for concerted efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage

1 The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Mamora, says that everyone must be ready to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country.

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2 Mamora made the call in Abuja during the launch of the Lancet Commission Nigeria report on “Investing in Health and the Nation’s Future”, organized in London by supported partner, Nigeria Health Watch.

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3 Representing Alex-Okoh, Director of Public Health at the Federal Ministry of Health, Mamora said he was delighted with the report, written by Nigerians.

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4 He said that “it is not just a diagnostic report, but a defense statement for the government to see health as a social contract and a strategic investment to guarantee Universal Health Coverage.

5 “It is also to eliminate catastrophic out-of-pocket costs and incorporate health into all policies and sectors, since achieving Universal Health Coverage is non-negotiable.

6 “The year 2030 is only nine years away. We must engage with the findings and all hands must be on cover to ensure implementation of the commission’s recommendations and address the myriad challenges to achieving universal health coverage.

7 “Achieving Universal Health Coverage is a task that must be done, may God help us,” he prayed.

8 For his part, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar, Dean of University College London (UCL), said: “Lancet is a top-tier team of experts from Nigeria and around the world with diverse backgrounds in health, epidemiology, political science, history, economy, among others. others.

9 “Our goal is to help reposition health policies in Nigeria to achieve health for all.

10 “Our vision is to provide recommendations to ensure the health and wealth of future generations of Nigerians, so that Nigeria can reach its potential,” he said.

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