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Finding Opportunity in Crisis: How to Use COVID-19 to Build Better UHC Systems in Africa

June 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


In discussion with H.E. former President Jakaya Kikwete, senior Africa officials, and global health experts, this high-level webinar will focus on how the COVID-19 pandemic underscores a pressing need to implement UHC. Speakers will highlight how multi-sectoral collaboration is a pathway to achieving resilient, sustainable, and quality UHC in Africa by 2030.

At the event, Harvard Global Health Institute and The Access Challenge will launch the 2020 One by One UHC Report, “Africa Leads the Way: Harnessing Multi-sectoral Collaboration to Achieve UHC.” an outcome of One by One UHC Conference 2019, which occurred alongside the 74th UN General Assembly.

This is a webinar for African leadership, communities, and global partners to discuss how cooperation through the COVID-19 response can build the necessary foundation for equitable and affordable health systems for all.


H.E. Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania

Dr. Naveen Rao, Senior Vice President of the Health Initiative at The Rockefeller Foundation

Stefanie Friedhoff, Director of Content & Strategy, Harvard Global Health Institute

Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Lead and Executive Director, Merck for Mothers


June 5, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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