NHIS Nigeria: 6 Big Problems

By |July 28th, 2015|

Underpaid Doctors

In Nigeria, doctors and other health professionals are severely underpaid. Routine strikes disrupt the delivery of health services and lower the overall quality of healthcare. Because the government refuses to award Nigerian doctors with the salary they deserve, Nigerian citizens often have to resort to traditional medicine because they are unable to get […]

Nigeria’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

By |July 28th, 2015|

National health insurance scheme (NHIS): History

The idea of creating a governmental body to address health care concerns in Nigeria had its origins in 1962, but the idea was shot down at the time by government officials. Alhaji Abdusalami Abubaker enacted NHIS into military law on 10th of May, 1999, but the Nigerian public had to […]