Making Universal Health Coverage a reality in Africa
17 March 2019 | 5:15 pm
While steps are being made and some countries have accomplished it, Universal Health Coverage still remains simply a goal to be achieved by many African nations. CNBC Africa sat down with the Deputy Director of Global Primary Health Care Systems for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Dr. Jean Kagubare, to discuss how he thinks nations can move closer to making this ambition, reality.
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