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A Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health event - "Universal Health Coverage in Low-Income Countries: Ethical Issues "

New Strategies for Health Promotion: Steering Clear of Ethical Pitfalls, Apr 28-29, 2011


Conference Agenda

April 18, 2013 – Thursday Morning

  • Why Universal Coverage?
  • Goals of Universal Coverage?
  • Is Univeral Coverage “Old Wine in New Bottles?”

April 18, 2013 – Thursday Afternoon

  • Learning from Countries with Universal Health Coverage
  • Elements of Universal Coverage: Introduction
  • Elements of Universal Coverage: I. Reducing Financial Burden

April 19, 2013 – Friday Morning

  • Elements of Universal Coverage: II. Universal Enrollment
  • Elements of Universal Coverage: III. Choosing Services
  • Equity: Tracking the Worst-Off

April 19, 2013 – Friday Afternoon

  • Equity: Concepts, Requirements, and Standards
  • Universal Coverage and Social Justice
  • Advising WHO

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