40 crore people lack health care across the world: WHO, World Bank

40 crore people lack health care across the world: WHO, World Bank

40 crore people lack health care across the world: WHO, World Bank

 

According to a report on healthcare released by World Health Organization (WHO) and World Bank, it is estimated that over 40 crore people lack access to atleast one of the  seven essential  health services , ranging from pregnancy care to  clean water. At the same time, the number of people having access to these services has increased considerably.

40 crore people lack health care across the world: WHO, World Bank

 

The report suggested universal health coverage is an achievable goal and showed that progress has been made toward it. The aim has been controversial, particularly in some advanced nations including the United States, where debate persists over the structure, funding and feasibility of a universal program.

 

source : reuters

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