Achieving UHC without leaving anyone behind

6 July, 2020 [*see note below]

HIFA profile: Akaninyene Obot is currently an Academia/Researcher in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria and also a Program Consultant at Ukana West 2 Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI), Primary Health Centre, Ikot Ideh, Essien Udim, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He has a Master degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. He advocate for improved health financing, good governance and accountability. He is also involved in resource mobilization locally and international to meet the health need of the rural communities. That is to make healthcare services equitable, affordable and accessible to all and eliminate out of pocket payment at the point of healthcare need.

[*Note from HIFA moderator (Neil PW): Thank you Akaninyene. All: Akaninyene Obot is the author of this piece, which describes successful introduction of a Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) scheme. Can anyone recommend a community of practice that looks at health financing, with whom we could collaborate?]