In Bangladesh, Dialogue on Stakeholder Roles in Moving Closer to Universal Health Coverage

Resource Type: Brief
Authors: Sohel Rana, Nadia Ishrat Alamgir, Nahitun Naher
Published: June 2017

Resource Description:

The movement towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is gaining momentum in Bangladesh—especially following the approval of the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—with a clear mandate for UHC, and strong political commitment from the highest echelon of the government. Key initiatives that testify to this commitment include the Health Care Financing Strategy 2012–2032, Bangladesh Health Workforce Strategy 2015, National Social Security Strategy 2015, and Communication Strategy for UHC 2014–2016.

On March 5, 2017, a roundtable discussion on UHC was organized with one of the largest-circulation daily Bangla newspapers, Prothom Alo. This brief summarizes the roundtable discussion.



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