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Half the world lacks access to essential health services – UN-backed report
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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
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At least half of the world's population cannot obtain essential health services, and nearly 100 million people are being pushed into extreme poverty each year due to the out-of-pocket health expenses they must pay, according to a United Nations-backed study.

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