Outcomes from the conference #UHCpolitics

Find the video recordings and presentations from our conference here.

In November 2018, we invited researchers from all over the world to meet in Oslo for the conference #UHCpolitics: "The Political Origins of Health Inequities and Universal Health Coverage".

See the full programme.

The videos will be published soon.


Opening Keynote: Jomo Kwame Sundaram; Institute of Strategic & International Studies (ISIS); Malaysia


Session 1: The Lancet/University of Oslo Commission on the Global Governance for Health: Political Origins of Health Inequities - challenges for UHC

Chaired by Desmond McNeill


Session 2: National struggles for health equity and universal health coverage: political drivers 

Chaired by Jashodhara Dasgupta


Session 3: Trade and investment agreements and policy space for achieving universal health coverage

Chaired by Ted Schrecker


Session 4: Public or private financing for UHC? The consequences for health equity

Chaired by Naoko Yamamoto


Session 5: Philanthropy, corporations and NGOs: implications for health equity

Chaired by Sridhar Venkatapuram


Session 6: Political determinants of health inequalities in global governance: conceptual exploration

Chaired by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr


Session 7: Addressing the political determinants of health inequities in the policies towards UHC – future agenda for research and policy

Chaired by Katerini Storeng

  • Seye Abimbola, BMJ Global Health
  • Salima Namusobya, Initiative for Social and Economic Rights Uganda
  • Tammy Boyce, WHO European Office for Investment for Health & Development

  • Jomo K. Sundaram; Institute of Strategic & International Studies (ISIS)

  • David McCoy, Queen Mary University London


Closing remarks/Keynote

  • Naoko Yamamoto, World Health Organization, Assistant Director-General for Universal Health Coverage - representing Dr Tedros, Director General of the World Health Organization


Published Nov. 7, 2018 5:05 PM - Last modified Jan. 28, 2019 2:35 PM