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Patients groan as FMC Katsina down tools

Several patients are been relocated to state government or private hospitals in Katsina as the strike by resident doctors of the Federal Medical Center Katsina enters its second day. A visit to the hospital revealed that most patients with their loved ones have resorted to seeking other options since the …

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Universal health coverage: myth or reality?

Universal health coverage: myth or reality? The cost of health care is ballooning. But that’s where universal health coverage is supposed to step in—paid for by a minimum health insurance. More than a decade since health insurance formally started in Nigeria, the coverage is uncertain. Nearly nine out of every …

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