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Assessment of an Innovative Microinsurance Partnership in Lagos, Nigeria

Laurel Hatt, Alison Comfort, Ibironke Dada, Lauren Peterson, Omasan Edun, Adesoji Ologun, Kelley Ambrose, and Thierry van Bastelaer
Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research


February 23, 2015

Less than 9% of Nigerians are covered by health insurance. Challenging to insure urban, informal sector populations - often not part of a defined group. Could microfinance bank (MFB) clients form a risk pool? Could a financially viable, sustainable product be designed to insure this population?

Sub-Saharan Africa