by BSC Uzochukwu, MD Ughasoro, E Etiaba et al.
Niger J Clin Pract 2015;18:437-44
The way a country finances its health care system is a critical determinant for reaching universal health coverage (UHC). This is so because it determines whether the health services that are available are affordable to those that need them. This review draws on relevant literature to provide an overview and the state of health care financing in Nigeria, including policies in place to enhance healthcare financing.