Wednesday, 7th December 2022
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27 Jan
The Health Care Providers Association Of Nigeria (HCPAN) has provided reasons why the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is not functioning optimally in the country.
13 Jun 2020
The death of First Foundation Medical Centre founder, Dr Tosin Ajayi, came to many as a shock. I was particularly saddened because I had the privilege of knowing Dr Ajayi through interviews...
28 Mar 2019
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists (ACPN) have rejected the Lagos State health insurance scheme, saying it is structured solely to favour and give monopoly to medical practitioners, while other healthcare professionals are shut out from rendering their services. This, the body of Pharmacists, said could impact negatively on the quality…
2 Sep 2018
Healthcare Provider’s Association of Nigerian (HCPAN) has charged government at all levels to review the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act, as this is the only way Nigeria could achieve universal healthcare coverage.
17 Dec 2017
Stakeholders in the health sector have reiterated the need for collaboration among healthcare providers to implement the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for universal healthcare coverage.
5 Nov 2017
Stakeholders in the health sector have reiterated the importance of partnership, financial support, as well as advocacy among public and private organisations in the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
31 Aug 2017
National President, Health Care Providers Association of Nigeria (HCPAN), Dr. Umar Sanda, urged HCPs to attend NHIS fora instead of assigning such duties to employees who may not effectively communicate the operational details of the scheme to them.
10 Jul 2017
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has been shrouded in controversy in recent times making the programme dysfunctional.
8 Jul 2017
The scheme, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), which promised to cover 70 per cent of Nigerians by 2010, is yet to provide cover for up to two per cent of the population.
15 Jun 2017
For the managed health care industry to thrive and ensure enrollees are adequately cared for, Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs), Medical Scheme Managers (MSM), service providers...
25 May 2017
Admitting the problems of healthcare in the country, the Health Care Providers Association of Nigerian (HCPAN), who are bedrock of the National Health Insurance Scheme...
11 May 2017
According to NHIS Act and operational guidelines, payment of salary should be paid through the Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) for them to pay people at the primary healthcare providers.


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Mrs Olaide Okuonghae, the Acting Director of Administration, of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has tasked Nigerian workers to form Cooperative Societies toward saving for the future.
36 mins ago
Nigerian singer Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo known as D'banj has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) over alleged fraud. Premium Times reported on Wednesday that D'banj has been detained by the ICPC after ignoring multiple invitations to explain his role in the alleged diversion of funds earmarked the N-Power…
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Chairman of the Body of Benchers (BoB), Chief Wole Olanipekun, in Abuja, yesterday, called 4,711 law graduates to the Nigerian Bar, amid protest by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by Mr. Yakubu Maikyau.
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As Nigeria and other African countries continue to explore alternative sources of revenues to meet developmental challenges, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina..