Journal article

Challenges and opportunities towards the road of universal health coverage (UHC) in Nepal: a systematic review.

Chhabi Lal Ranabhat, Chun-Bae Kim, Ajanta Singh, Devaraj Acharya, Krishna Pathak, Basundhara Sharma, Shiva Raj Mishra

Archives of Public Health | Published : 2019

Abstract

Background: Universal health coverage (UHC) assures all types of health service and protects all citizens financially in any conditions due to illness. Globally, the UN sustainable development goal (SDG) provides high priority for UHC as a health related goal. The National health system of Nepal has prioritized in similar way. The aim of this study is to explore the challenges and opportunities on the road to UHC in Nepal. Method: We used varieties of search terminologies with popular search engines like PubMed, Google, Google Scholar, etc. to identify studies regarding Nepal's progress towards UHC. Reports of original studies, policies, guidelines and government manuals were taken from the ..

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