Africa: Financing Healthcare in Nigeria is Beyond Allocating 15% of National Budget To Health

[allAfrica] Twenty years ago, African heads of states and governments gathered in Abuja to address infectious diseases in Africa. The declarations by the heads of States, popularly known as 'Abuja Declarations', was the meeting's highlight. One of the most popularly referenced portions of these declarations is the pledge by the heads of states to allocate at least 15% of their national budgets to the health sector. This was a lofty goal for all the countries and remains so for many African countries twenty years afterRead the Original Article