Over 170million Nigerians Without Health Insurance

By Inimfon Ufia   1 month ago   172
Health - Top Stories

• COVID-19, delayed law slow universal coverage
• Scheme fully back on stream, says NHIS

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and non-passage of the amended National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act have further slowed uptake of health insurance packages and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Nigeria.

More than 170 million Nigerians are still paying out-of-pocket to access medical services, forcing households and individuals to incur catastrophic health expenditure. This can exacerbate the level of poverty, analysts told The Guardian

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Mansir Yusuf
1 month ago

Pendamic wow in naija


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Blessed Emmanuel
1 month ago

Nigerian Government will still not do anything about it


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Nigeria government does caee


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Ganiu Sanni
1 month ago

Health insurance sha


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Hmmmm Nigeria kenan


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Essiet Akpan
1 month ago

This is almost all the population of Nigeria


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Alidu
1 month ago

Hhmmmmmm....


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John Oluchi Ada
1 month ago

People's life is at stake


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Monisola Dasilva
1 month ago

Our health system in naija sef is bad, so it's not encouraging people to get health insurance


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Omoruyi Ebenezer
1 month ago

Them many


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Blessed Emmanuel
1 month ago

We dey nigerian


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I agree Only with you but political leaders in Nigeria has it. 


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It is really true that such a high number of people do not have health insurances.


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na so. Nigeria government is playing with us


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Okafor Bernard
1 month ago

We need good hospitality


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Odion Ishi
1 month ago

Wow

We are too many without insurance


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Jeremiah Daniel
1 month ago

Health insurance good,but na money


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Megb Benjamin
1 month ago

Why all this now


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So insurance is much improved


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That's a huge number 


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