Tag: NHIS

NHIS: Plateau Govt expresses readiness to join scheme

inno.korie- March 13, 2018

The Plateau Government has expressed its readiness to join the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) towards improving healthcare services to the people. The state Commissioner ... Read More

Expert wants NHIS to Cover Kidney Treatment

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 22, 2018

Dr Michael Adelaja, a Nephrologist with Garki Hospital, Abuja, has called on the Federal Government to include kidney treatment in the National Health Insurance Scheme ... Read More

Less Than 5% Of Nigerians Covered By NHIS, Says Official

Abdul Jimoh- August 10, 2017

Less than 5% of Nigerians covered by NHIS, says Official The Acting Executive Secretary  of the National Health  Insurance Scheme(NHIS), Malam Attahiru Ibrahim, on Thursday ... Read More

NHIS: Drama At House Comittee On Healthcare Service Sitting

Tanimu- July 27, 2017

The last has not been heard in the tussle between the minister of Health Adewole and the National Health Insurrance Scheme (NHIS) when the later ... Read More

Federal Workers to Continue Enjoying NHIS Services after Retirement – Official

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 26, 2017

Dr Salawadeen Sikiru, the Gombe State Coordinator, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has said that federal workers currently benefiting from the scheme would continue to ... Read More

NHIS Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf Suspended

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2017

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, (NHIS) Professor Usman Yusuf, has been suspended. NTA Reports that the Minister for Health Prof. Isaac Folorunso ... Read More

67 Percent Of Nigerians Cannot Pay For Treatment In Public Hospitals – Dogara

Henry Solomon- June 22, 2017

Over 67 percent of Nigerians, which amounts to over a hundred million poor families, cannot afford to pay hospital bills for treatment of illnesses such ... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About National Health Insurance Scheme

Suleiman Idris- May 9, 2017

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a body corporate established under Act 35 of 1999 Constitution by the Federal Government of Nigeria to improve ... Read More

HEALTH: NHIS Removes 23,000 Ghost Enrollees From Insurance Scheme

Suleiman Idris- May 9, 2017

   The National Health Insurance Scheme said that it has removed about 23,000 ghost enrolless from its scheme. The Executive Secretary, NHIS, Usman Yusuf, made ... Read More

NYSC Members to Benefit From NHIS

Suleiman Idris- January 25, 2017

(NAN)The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) said it would enrol members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the health scheme to enable them have ... Read More

NHIS: FCT Minister Calls For Improved Services

Suleiman Idris- January 17, 2017

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has called for improvement in the quality of services being rendered to enrollees of the National Health Insurance ... Read More

NHIS To Enlarge Its Coverage To 36 States Of The Federation

Suleiman Idris- August 18, 2016

The National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, is to expand its coverage to the thirty-six States of the Federation to enable more Nigerians to benefit from ... Read More

New DG for NACA, NHIS, NCDC, NPHCDA & NIMR

Suleiman Idris- July 29, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new Director Generals for five strategic health institutions in the country, the National Centre for Disease Control ... Read More

NOA Platform To Promote Rural Health Coverage

Abdul Jimoh- June 3, 2016

  The National Orientation Agency (NOA) will henceforth use its public sensitization platforms to educate and mobilize rural dwellers for inclusion in the Universal Health ... Read More

FG Flags Of Two NHIS Programme

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 20, 2015

The Federal Government has enhanced the Nation’s effort at achieving universal health coverage with the flag off of the National Mobile Health Insurance Programme and the ... Read More

Senate Public Hearing on NHIS

admin- May 15, 2013

By Aishatu Zango Abdullahi Less than 10 million Nigerians are captured in the National Health Insurance Scheme. Senate Deputy Minority Whip, Habu Ibrahim who represented ... Read More