July 18, 2013: With the increasing global traction for Universal Health Coverage, the Ministry of Health, Turkey collaborated with the Imperial College London, The Lancet and Istanbul Medipol University to launch the Lancet Series on Turkey at the Turkey Ministerial Conference on Universal Health Coverage on June 27-28, 2013. The meeting featured major stakeholders from OECD, World Bank and the World Health Organization. Our President, Dr. Sania Nishtar moderated the Ministerial panel on Managing Emergencies in the Context of Universal Health Coverage. Other panelists included Dr. Ala Alwan, WHO RD for the EMRO region and the Ministers and Secretaries of Health of Turkey, Romania and Indonesia. Podcast of the panel is available here.
Turkey Ministerial Conference on Universal Health Coverage