The Academy of Medical Sciences and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt convened a policy workshop on Advancing Universal Health Coverage in the Middle East and North Africa: the role of research online on the 16-17 December 2020. A report summarising the discussions of the meeting has now been published and is available to download here. A translated executive summary is also available to download at the link above, and an accompanying news article has been developed alongside the publication of the report, available to read on the Academy’s website.