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News Release: Key Initiatives Launched At The Close Of The Africa Health 2019 Conference

The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (Africa Health 2019) concluded today with leaders making bold commitments to scaling up access to health for all in their countries. I’ve attached the official conference press release and highlighted below key announcements made and several initiatives launched at the conference. 

President Paul Kagame received the UHC Presidential Champion award for his relentless political leadership and accountability to advance UHC in Rwanda, and serving as an example for the region. In the past few years, Rwanda has significantly improved its focus on health care and managed to bring 90% of its population under the popular community-based insurance scheme. As the chair of the African Union, President Kagame has repeatedly voiced his support for UHC and encouraged leaders to commit to achieving the UHC vision.Ethiopia’s Minister of Health was also recognised for efforts to strengthen Primary Health Care, receiving the UHC Ministerial Champion award..