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Leveraging Financial Technology to Ensure Access to Healthcare

In her opening remarks at the Financial Times Future of Health Coverage: Revolutionizing Health Financing Using Mobile Technology event, the UNSGSA shared how financial technology can be leveraged to help ensure everyone around the world can access the h…
Photos Related content Download documents Related images Link to press release ... Distinguished Guests, Madam Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen, At least half of the wo… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/leveraging-financial-technology-ensure-access-healthcare/

Insurance improves health, reduces costs, and alleviates poverty

Government insurance programs, innovative financial products, and basic savings accounts can all help poor people absorb the health-related shocks that are a leading cause of poverty.
Every year, 100 million people around the world fall into poverty due to medical costs. Insurance is playing an increasing role in helping poor households avoid this tragic outcom… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/insurance-improves-health-reduces-costs-and-alleviates-pover/

Access to Health Insurance Conference

When poor people get sick, they commonly sell productive assets, pull children out of school or take expensive loans in order to get the care they need. Or they just simply do with… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/access-health-insurance-conference/

Twente Research Conference on Micro-Insurance

Photos Only when we understand demand will we design products that have the right features, the right prices and the proper delivery mechanisms. And when products are valued by cli… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/twente-research-conference-micro-insurance/

People, Planet and Profit Together: The roles of inclusive finance, business and knowledge in sustainable development

Knowledge, business ideas and inclusive finance all have an important role in sustainable development. When we put them together in the right way, they can be so powerful. Queen M… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/people-planet-and-profit-together-roles-inclusive-finance-bu/