While vaccines, anti-malaria nets and antibiotics save lives, strong health systems are essential to make them truly accessible, affordable and acceptable to everyone. In order to realize and achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC), national health systems must shift from aid-dependency to sustainable self-sufficiency, based on strong government commitment and the design and financing of a strong health system.
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Takeda partners with UNICEF to help protect the lives of an estimated 8.5 million people including 1.6 million children under five and 424,000 pregnant women by sustainably strengthening health systems in the three areas: improving health data and information systems, strengthening procurement and supply chain management, and capacity building of the human resources in health system governance.
BUDGET: 500 million yen
TERM: 5 years
AREA: Angola, Guinea, and Togo
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