Counsellor Fra’ Nicola Tegoni delivering a statement during the “Informal Consultation on the Universal Health Coverage Political Declaration”


On Wednesday, 24 May 2023, Counsellor Fra’ Nicola Tegoni delivered a speech during the “Informal Consultation on the Political Declaration for the high-level meeting on Universal Health overage” in the Trusteeship Council Chamber, at the UNHQ.

The 2023 UN High-level meeting on universal health coverage (UHC) offers countries and stakeholders a chance to rejuvenate advancements in achieving health for everyone. A result that emphasizes practical steps towards establishing robust and fair healthcare systems is crucial for effective implementation and responsibility, building upon the 2019 Political Declaration.

In his statement. Counsellor Fra’ Nicola Tegoni explained how the zero-draft presentation emphasizes the importance of collaboration to achieve universal health coverage for all. Universal Health Coverage 2030 commits to providing quality healthcare without financial hardship, reflecting a vision for a fairer and more inclusive world. International cooperation is crucial for success, enabling resource-sharing, best practices, and addressing common health challenges. The Sovereign Order of Malta has been actively advocating for equitable access to healthcare globally, particularly in crisis-affected areas. The meeting aims to foster discussions and outcomes that contribute to a more inclusive and accessible world for everyone.