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Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Print version ISSN 0042-9686

Bull World Health Organ vol.88 n.6 Genebra Jun. 2010 




This month David B Evans & Carissa Etienne (402) discuss some of the main issues in achieving universal health coverage, the theme of WHO's next world health report.

On this topic, Rob Yates (474-475) explains why low-income countries should offer free services to women and children while Robert Fryatt & Anne Mills (476-477) and David McCoy & Nouria Brikci (478-480) debate the outcomes of the high-level Taskforce on Innovative International Financing for Health Systems. Sheila Leatherman & Christopher Dunford (470-471) describe the positive effects of linking microfinance with health services. Matthew Jowett & Elizabeth Danielyan (472-473) discuss current plans to introduce patient user charges in Armenian hospitals.


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