WAIGWA PETER: NHIF cover for tertiary students also important

Flexible policy should be formulated to cater for young people

In Summary

• However, not all students can pay for the monthly contribution and thus they self-medicate and buy low-cost drugs in local drugstores.

• The government can partner with these institutions to offer subsidies to students together with the NHIF to ensure inclusivity

Making the National Health Insurance Fund cover mandatory for all Kenyans is a noble initiative because it will help people get access to affordable, quality healthcare.

It will also help to ...

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