Category: Human Resources for Health

Nigeria’s National Health Act and the Promise of Universal Health Coverage

Posted by - March 20, 2015 - Blog, Child Health and Survival, Community Health, Human Resources for Health

Recently, I found myself stupefied by a statement by Dr Femi Thomas, the Executive Director of the NHIS on the amounts spent on health versus the amounts needed for universal health coverage in Nigeria. Currently we expend about 2.5 trillion naira, which includes premiums for national health plans, monies spent out of pockets and various […]

Read More