2019 is a big year for the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Movement with the first High-Level meeting on UHC scheduled during the UN General Assembly in September. We know healthcare is a human right, not a privilege. We also know that when you provide girls and women with access to healthcare throughout their lives – including sexual and reproductive health (SRH) – they will deliver a healthier and wealthier world. Now we need greater political will and increased investments to make UHC a reality.
From strengthening health systems and building the capacity of frontline health workers to implementing activities integrating SRH and UHC, Deliver for Good Partners and Allies explore stories and solutions for driving progress toward universal health coverage and #Health4All girls and women.
SOLUTIONS IN ACTION The Deliver for Good Campaign seeks to fuel solutions across three strategic pillars for change -- Change the Narrative; Mobilize Multi-Sector Allies; and Inspire Concrete Action.
Change the Narrative It's time to change the narrative around girls and women from victims and vulnerable to powerful agents of change and drivers of progress.
SRHR Puts the 'Universal' In Universal Health Coverage Women Deliver 2019 is the year of universal health coverage. Hear Women Deliver explain why the focus on UHC is commendable, but will be fruitless if discussions do not include a meaningful consideration of sexual and reproductive health and rights and the inter-related aspects of gender equality and human rights. Read Story Here
What Women Want: Their Voices to be Heard White Ribbon Alliance The global What Women Wantcampaign aims to hear directly from 1 million girls and women about their top priority for quality reproductive and maternal healthcare services. Girls and women have spoken. Now, it’s up to decision makers to listen – and act – on their demands. Read Story Here
Mobilize Partners We must work effectively across sectors, issues, geographies, and generations. When we integrate and collaborate we accelerate action for girls and women.
Steering the Ecosystem toward Gender Equality & Empowerment to Fight Malnutrition Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN) It is a long-known fact that multiple sectors and stakeholders must come together if we are serious about fighting all forms of malnutrition. This is also true for the fight against gender-based discrimination and in the movement to see health for all. SUN explains the ways we can more effectively mobilize across sectors to integrate nutrition, UHC, and gender equality. Read Story Here
Enhancing Girls' and Women's Health Through Sport Grassroot Soccer Sport for development programs can use sport-based metaphors and activities to impart important health knowledge. Grassroot Soccer explains an active approach to mobilizing sport enthusiasts to increase girls' access to health information and the agency to care for their personal wellbeing. Read Story Here
Inspire Action Partners advocate for policies, programs, and investments that put girls and women at the center of development action.
Delivering Digital: Using Technology to Build Health Worker Capacity Maternity Foundation The majority of maternal and newborn deaths are preventable through access to skilled and quality care during pregnancy and childbirth. Maternity Foundation is encouraging health workers to take action toward reducing maternal mortality through the use of the Safe Delivery App -- a smart phone resource that helps providers handle the most common childbirth emergencies. Read Story Here
Civil Society Advocacy for Delivering on UHC Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Meet the Civil Society Engagement Mechanism for UHC2030 (CSEM), a global coalition of civil society partners raising their voices to ensure UHC policies are inclusive, equitable, and pay systematic attention to the most marginalized and vulnerable populations. This group is identifying new ways to fuel collective action toward UHC. Read Story Here