Take a stand for the right to health

Health is a fundamental human right – yet at least half of the world’s population still cannot get the health services they need.
As the world marks the 70th Anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration and Universal Health Coverage Day, let’s consider what it will take to deliver the right to health.

Health for All

ABCs of the right to health

Better care for every small and sick newborn

Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick every year and need specialized care to survive, according to a new report by a global coalition that includes UNICEF and WHO. 

The report finds that among the newborn babies most at risk of death and disability are those with complications from prematurity, brain injury during childbirth, severe bacterial infection or jaundice, and those with congenital conditions.

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