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World Bank and Global Fund commit $24b for universal health coverage in Africa

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Steth3The World Bank and Global Fund have made a commitment to invest $24 billion in Africa over the next three to five years to cover universal health.

The commitment was made today August 26, 2016 during the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI), in Nairobi, Kenya.

A press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, says African heads of state and partners have vowed to accelerate progress toward universal health coverage (UHC) in Africa.

The TICAD-VI is Japan’s flagship programme for African development, and one of the focal points at this year’s conference is expanding UHC in Africa.

By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi

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