Providing access to quality health care is among the foremost objectives of health systems,1, 2 because the receipt of effective personal health care can substantially improve many health outcomes and avert premature mortality. The advancement of population health was elevated to global agendas with the Alma Ata Declaration of 1978, wherein WHO called for the achievement of “health for all” by 2000.3 Such aspirations garnered new momentum in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) era,4 with a heightened emphasis on attaining universal health coverage in this pursuit. Making progress on universal health coverage entails all people having access to quality health services they need without incurring financial hardship.5 To advance toward……… continue readinghttps://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)30994-2/fulltext