Full coverage for mental healthcare;
Adequate preventative care, including prenatal and holistic
Comprehensive treatment for long-term care and catastrophic
Access to medications and prosthetics;
Family planning and reproductive healthcare; and
Freedom for individuals to choose their health providers.
Since 1961 the UUA (Unitarian Universalist Association) has issued fifteen General Resolutions and numerous Actions of
Immediate Witness on Health. In 1992, the Association affirmed that
comprehensive health care is a basic human right, demanding the development of a
system which guarantees quality health care to every individual in the United
States. Three other statements on health call for the adoption of a national,
publicly funded, comprehensive system of universal health care. At least four
UUA statements on economic justice also cite the need for a universal health care system
and declare its establishment necessary to the creation of a just economic
For the complete listing of UUA statements on health care,
see the UUA social
justice statements pages.
For more information contact web @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Tuesday, August 23, 2011.
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