Only 48pc of Africans have access to proper healthcare, shows report

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A person holds UHC cards in Nyeri. The quality of health services in Africa was found to be low and considered the poorest performing indicator of UHC.

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What you need to know:

  • The quality of health services in Africa was found to be low and considered the poorest performing indicator of UHC.
  • It says only 49 per cent of African women have their demand for family planning satisfied by modern methods.
  • It shows that the coverage of essential services needed by women and girls in Africa is low.

Only 48 per cent, approximately 615 million people, in Africa receive the health care they need.

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