MANAGEMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME (NHIS) IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR: ISSUES, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY           One of the basic needs of the people of any nation is good health. This incorporates physical fitness, adequate nutrition and food security, high life expectancy, absence of epidemic and endemic disease and efficient healthcare service delivery. Mfon (2005:21) expresses that a nation with an effective […]

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IMPACT OF INSURANCE MARKET ACTIVITY ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Insurance is one of the cornerstones of modern-day financial services sector. In addition to its traditional role of managing risk, insurance market activity, both as intermediary and as provider of risk transfer and indemnification, may promote growth by allowing different risks to be managed more efficiently, promoting […]

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THE NIGERIA HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY A popular adage says that a healthy person is a wealthy person. Mfon (2005:21) expresses that a nation with an effective healthy care system is a wealthy nation and is development oriented in the social context. One of the basic needs of the people of any nation is […]

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