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The objectives and functions of the NHIS, according to this present review, have hardly attained any height as healthcare delivery continues to be limited, not equitable, and does not meet the needs of the majority of the Nigerian people. In spite of the several failures of the Nigerian healthcare system, a recent study had suggested that if managed well, the NHIS could be a useful ground for good health care delivery. Over half of the population live below the poverty line and cannot afford the high cost of healthcare. Many Nigerians have thus turned to crowdfunding portals for fundraising for medical causes and other social good causes. One of those portals is DonateNG, where individual... Full story

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