Public health, universal health coverage, and Sustainable Development Goals: can they coexist?

  • Schmidt H
  • Gostin L
  • Emanuel E
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  The UN General Assembly is currently considering proposals for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), succeeding the Millennium Development Goals. 2 SDG 3, focusing on health, specifically includes universal health coverage (UHC) among its targets. Unquestionably, UHC is timely and fundamentally important. However, its promotion also entails substantial risks.

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  • H Schmidt

  • L O Gostin

  • E J Emanuel

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