Safiya Shuaibu Isa
Friday, 14 December 2018 / Published in News
Universal health coverage (UHC) is a system that promotes access to quality healthcare to all citizens. It means that all people and communities can use the promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative health services they need, of sufficient quality to be effective, while also ensuring that the use of these services does not expose the
Friday, 14 December 2018 / Published in News
With over 9.4 million inhabitants (National Population Census, 2006), Kano is the most populous state in Nigeria. The state has over 1,200 health facilities, a vibrant agricultural sector and serves as a centre for commerce for the northern part of the country. However, maternal, infant and child mortality rates alongside other health indices remain some
Dayyabu Yusuf
Monday, 05 February 2018 / Published in Kano News, News
In addition to inadequate political will, weak and non-transparent budgetary processes and corruption have been identified as major contributors to poor health financing, with negative impact on the Nigerian health sector. Year after year, Nigeria falls behind the commitment it made alongside 16 other African nations in Abuja in 2001 to commit at least 15