Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage: Launch of the WHO Consultative Committee Report

When: Thursday May 1, 5-645 pm.

Where: LSE, Clement House, Room CLM 6.02

Countries around the world are moving towards Universal Health Coverage. Along the way, they face difficult choices. The WHO Consultative Group on Equity and Universal Health Coverage has produced a report to offer guidance on how to make these choices fairly. This seminar presents the Group’s recommendations and offers reflection from leading academics and policy-makers in health policy.


17:00-17:05 Welcome

Prof. Elias Mossialos (Seminar Chair, Director LSE Health and Professor of Health Policy, LSE)

17:05-17:35 Presentation of key recommendations

Prof. Ole Norheim (School of Public Health, Harvard and Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Bergen)

Dr. Trygve Ottersen (Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Bergen)

Dr. Alex Voorhoeve (Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE)

Dr. Toby Ord (Philosophy, Oxford)

Dr. Frehiwot Berhane (Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Bergen)

Dr. Richard Cookson (Centre for Health Economics, York)

17:40-18:15 Critical responses

Dr. Addis Tamire Woldemariam (General Director, Ethiopian Ministry of Health)

Professor Winnie Yip (Health Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford)

Prof. Peter Smith (Health Policy, Imperial College London)

18:15-18:45 Discussion

18:45-20:00 pm. NAB 8th Floor, Roof terrace drinks reception.

This event is free to attend but registration is required. To register click here.

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