Universal Health Coverage across the Life Course

A life-course approach to health: What does it mean?

WHO/SEARO/Anuradha Sarup

A life course approach provides a holistic view of people’s health and well-being at all ages, and interlinkages with sustainable development. This approach can prevent lifelong ill effects. The world has committed to achieving health for all and SDGs using people-centred, multisectoral approaches, and a life course approach brings together high-impact, evidence- and rights-based strategies to do so.

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