Morocco signs Global Compact for Universal Health Coverage

Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - Morocco has signed the Global Compact for Universal Health Coverage 2030, thus consolidating the commitment of the country in favour of medical coverage by 2030, according to said a statement released by the Ministry of Health.

It said the North African country signed the Compact on the sidelines of a World Health Organization (WHO) Ministerial Meeting on "The Road to UHC in the Eastern Mediterranean", organized on 3-5 September in Salalah, Oman.

The statement said Morocco is considering the effective implementation of a health coverage system for self-employed workers at the beginning of 2019, thus completing the large-scale project of health insurance for the benefit of all Moroccan citizens and migrants.

The meeting discussed a number of issues, including skill-building, health justice, medical coverage funding, maternal and child health services and health services for communicable and noncommunicable diseases.

The UHC 2030 Global Compact aims to build a political momentum and advocate for sufficient, appropriate and well-coordinated resource allocations to health systems.
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06 september 2018 06:53:49




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