Many cannot afford Sh500 NHIF card fee

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Boda boda riders register for NHIF cards in Meru town on December 6 2017.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • A low-income person falling seriously ill in a county like Kisumu where public health workers are forever on strike will be very lucky to survive

If you think the Sh500 monthly fee the government is asking for towards its planned mandatory health cover scheme is expensive, try shopping for private medical insurance.

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