Publications

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Tracking universal health coverage: First global monitoring report

June 2015 -- This report is the first of its kind to measure health service coverage and financial protection to assess countries’ progress towards universal health coverage.

It shows that at least 400 million people do not have access to one or more essential health services and 6% of people in low- and middle-income countries are tipped into or pushed further into extreme poverty because of health spending.

Key WHO publications

  • The World Health Report
    Annual report with an expert assessment of global health including statistics. Focuses on a particular theme every year.
  • International Pharmacopoeia
    Collection of quality specifications for pharmaceutical substances and dosage forms, for reference or adaptation by WHO Member States.

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