Thursday
September 29
2016

Health Financing Through PPP Gets Nod of Experts

With Africa needing over US$30 billion to close the infrastructure deficit and in the light of dwindling Government expenditure on Healthcare, experts say it has become imperative that the private sector gets involved in closing these gaps.

Meanwhile, a Medical Credit Fund Nigeria has been introduced by PharmAcess Foundation to ensure quick access to bank loans by health professionals and owners of health businesses.

The experts who spoke in Lagos also lamented poor health financing in the country, adding that high out -of -pocket payments have marred health care delivery service in Nigeria and amounts to 90 percent in West Africa.

Source: Vanguard News (link opens in a new window)

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