According to WHO, Universal health coverage (UHC) means that all people and communities can use the promotive
, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative health services they need without exposing to financial hardship.
'The health centre offers curative, preventive, promotive
and rehabilitative services with a very busy maternity unit,' the governor said.
Mombasa County's Head of Preventive and Promotive
Health Salma Swaleh said there is congestions at the Coast Provincial General Hospital (CPGH), which is making it difficult to give quality services to women.
The product is a popular ingredient in dermatological products due to its antiallergy, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial properties, and promotive
action on type I and type II collagen synthesis in tissues.
'Pulse is a great example of how the public and private sector can work together to help empower people to be more proactive, preventive and promotive
in their approach to healthcare.
"It will also provide - preventive services such as antenatal and postnatal care of pregnant women, assessment of nutritional status, counselling, preventive and promotive
component of national/state health programmes," he added.
According to him, the government has allocated Rs4.4 billion for preventive and promotive
healthcare programme to safeguard people against different ailments.
Under the UHC law, all Filipinos are automatically included in the National Health Insurance Program where everyone can have access to the full benefit of health care, which includes 'preventive, promotive
, curative, rehabilitative, and palliative care for medical, dental, mental, and emergency health services.'
Dr Zafar Mirza while sharing the objective of the initiative shared that the aim of the project is to decrease in national disease burden, through provision of promotive
, preventive, curative and referral services to over one million underserved population at six districts of Pakistan during next five years'
He said PHC addressed the broader determinants of health and focused on the comprehensive and inter-related aspects of physical, mental and social health and wellbeing, while ensuring that peoples' health needs were met through comprehensive promotive
, protective, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative care through the life course.
Employing the Beveridge model, the government may use its existing infrastructure and focus entirely on providing free of cost preventive and promotive
healthcare in the form of compulsory immunisation, maternal neonatal child health and family planning services, health education campaigns and programmes for prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases and other community-oriented programmes.