On 12 December 2012, the UN Normal Meeting (UNGA) endorsed a decision urging international locations to speed up progress towards common well being protection (UHC) – the concept that everybody, in all places ought to have entry to high quality, inexpensive well being care – as a necessary precedence for worldwide improvement. On 12 December 2017, the United Nations proclaimed 12 December as Worldwide Common Well being Protection Day (UHC Day) by decision 72/138.
Worldwide Common Well being Protection Day goals to lift consciousness of the necessity for sturdy and resilient well being programs and common well being protection with multi-stakeholder companions. Every year on 12 December, UHC advocates increase their voices to share the tales of the thousands and thousands of individuals nonetheless ready for well being, champion what has been achieved to this point, name on leaders to extend and smarter investments in well being, and encourage numerous teams to make commitments to assist transfer the world nearer to UHC by 2030.
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