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Future of Healthcare Summit advocates for innovative healthcare on UHC Day

December 14, 2023
Future of Healthcare Summit advocates for innovative healthcare on UHC
Future of Healthcare Summit UHC day

The Future of Healthcare Summit (FoHCS) Secretariat marked this year's Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day with a call on national leaders to prioritize the adoption of innovative healthcare financing models to achieve Universal Health Coverage in Ghana by 2030.

UHC Day, annually observed on December 12, is dedicated to spotlighting the stories of millions still awaiting healthcare access and urging leaders to make smarter investments in health.

FoHCS re-emphasized the sentiments of the WHO Ghana Country Representative, as expressed during the Future of Healthcare Summit 2022 UHC edition, highlighting the “delivery for impact” approach for enhanced health financing support.

This approach emphasizes improved planning for implementation, capacity building, and the sharing of best practices and lessons learned for effective problem-solving.

Celebrating the 2023 UHC Day under the theme “Health for All: Time for Action”, the FoHCS Secretariat called on leaders to collaboratively work with all stakeholders to realize the desired health system, encompassing UHC and Health Access for All.

The call for action was articulated in a communique released after the 3rd Future of Healthcare Summit held in .

The statement urged the development, approval, and adoption of a policy document on organ donation and transplantation, along with the passage of legislation governing its implementation.

The communique further advocated for the to cover yearly health checks of subscribers and provide incentives for the use of this service. Additionally, it called for measures and incentives to encourage innovative of pharmaceuticals and other health products.

The Future of Healthcare Summit remains committed to fostering a healthier and more resilient society through engaging and impactful platforms.

The summit called upon all stakeholders, including the media, government agencies, healthcare professionals, and citizens, to join in these crucial initiatives and take proactive steps towards a healthier future and the desired healthcare system.

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