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27 Feb
•How Delta adopted ICT integration to ramp up advocacies, enrollees, by Nkechika Until now, despite efforts by the Federal Government through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), now National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), it is estimated that only 10 per cent of Nigeria’s population of about 200 million (20 million people) have one kind of…
2 Jan
An underwriting firm, AXA Mansard Health, has said it would continue to deliver quality health insurance to its customers. The operator said it was also committed to the growth of its services across the healthcare value chain in the country. The Chief Executive Officer, Tope Adeniyi, spoke at a stock-taking to round off the year…
10 Aug 2022
The Minister of State for Health, Mr Ekumankama Nkama, says the Federal Government is committed to continual review of health insurance to enable it to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC). He spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at the presentation of the “Dissemination of Research Findings on Patients’ Satisfaction with the Services Provided Under the National…
4 Aug 2022
The Federal Government is kick-starting compulsory and quality health insurance for 92 million vulnerable Nigerians.
2 Aug 2022
An InsurTech start-up that offers software solutions to insurance firms, in both Life, General and Health insurance, EVOLUTICS, has expressed readiness to address digital insurance
28 Jul 2022
The Federal Government has concluded plans to kick start the implementation of the long-awaited compulsory health insurance programme in order to make quality and affordable healthcare services accessible to 92 million vulnerable Nigerians.
24 Jul 2022
The National Healthcare Insurance Authority (NHIA) has urged all 36 states governors in the country to establish National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) agency in their various states to provide insurance
14 Jul 2022
The National Surgical, Obstetrics, Anaesthesia and Nursing Plan (NSOANP) has urged introduction of free surgical emergency care into the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA)
30 Jun 2022
Health experts have canvassed support and collaboration among industries in the state to improve health outcomes among Nigerians.
14 Jun 2022
People's experiences with insurance companies have forced many to pay more attention to what the firms do not do. This influences the way we relate with them and, most of the time
1 Jun 2022
Experts in the insurance sector have identified inadequate government policies as part of the reasons for the low adoption of health insurance in Nigeria.
16 May 2022
There are indications that only 19 states are at different stages of implementing Universal Health Coverages (UHC) through the establishment of health insurance schemes


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