Saturday, 30th September 2023

National Health Insurance Scheme

3 Nov 2022
•Again, despite extra N352.26bn, FG fails to meet 15% recommended allocation to healthcare •Health budget increased by 339.19% from N278.31bn in 2015 to N1.179tn in 2023 •BHCPF reduced by 13.61% from N55.15bn in 2018 to N47.64bn in proposed 2023 budget •Analysis decries very poor release as well as gross underutilisation of funds •Recommends timely publication…
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
2 Jun 2022
Medical experts have warned that the burden of cancer in the country is getting worse and increasing, as statistics show that about 10,000 cancer deaths with are recorded yearly with 250,000 new cases.
16 May 2022
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is to introduce branded medication to address the perennial problem of out-of-stock drugs in accredited health facilities.
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
27 Apr 2022
To address critical issues affecting the sector, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) State Office, Yaba has hosted an interactive stakeholders’ forum in Lagos.
6 Mar 2022
The awkward trend of public officeholders getting foreign medical services at public expense is self-serving, immoral and condemnable. It is, therefore, heartwarming
25 Feb 2022
As part of efforts towards restoring stakeholders’ confidence, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has issued identification cards to deserving members
25 Jan 2022
In 2019, Usman Yusuf was finally eased out of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) after the report of a panel led by Hassan Bukar over breaching provisions
17 Dec 2021
Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has canvassed one kobo per second call from telecommunications for full coverage of vulnerable Nigerians...
23 Nov 2021
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and Roche Products Nigeria Limited have concluded plans to partner on a cancer care reimbursement initiative.
20 Sep 2021
The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) says it was intensifying efforts to establish a Trust Fund. The fund would be used to provide start-up capitals for the corps members


8 mins ago
In a momentous celebration of distinguished individuals in governance and leadership  recently, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) conferred an Honorary Fellowship upon Senator Margery Chuba Okadigbo.
8 mins ago
Delta State sports officials are beholding treasure Ngozi Okereke after she topped the girls’ 400m race of the National Youth Games.
9 mins ago
October 1, 1960, was a significant day in the history of Nigeria. It was the day Nigeria became free from British colonialism.
9 mins ago
The Leadership of the Audio-Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS), the sole collective management organisation responsible for audiovisual works in Nigeria returned from Port Harcourt, Rivers State with the news that it had a successful forum with its stakeholders.
9 mins ago
Notable actor, producer, philanthropist and two-time President of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP) Paul Agbonze Obazele wants to succeed Governor Godwin Obaseki as the next governor of Edo State.
10 mins ago
Acclaimed Nigerian chanteuse, Teniola Apata (MON), professionally known as Teni, has partnered with Abuja-based creator Shushi to unveil a limited-edition eyewear collection dubbed, SS23: Shushi x Teni. Featuring two limited edition pieces, the collection is a mix of Teni's eccentric signature style and Shushi’s futuristic, minimalist aesthetic. SS23: Shushi x Teni features the Sugar Mummy…
16 mins ago
Edo Government, on the occasion of the World Tourism Day (WTD) commemorated on September 27, 2023 globally, rallied industry stakeholders in the state’s tourism sector with a view to get their inputs on the recently drafted State Heritage Promotion and Protection Policy at Ogba Zoological Garden in Benin, Edo State.
16 mins ago
Afro-gospel artist and Music Minister, Senge Olumuyiwa Samuel, popularly known as Merry1, recently released a new single titled ‘Winner’.
16 mins ago
You definitely want to dress elegantly for the occasion of the Nigerian Independence Day, which will be celebrated tomorrow (October 1, 2023) nationwide with the theme “Nigeria @ 63, Renewed Hope for Unity and Prosperity.”
17 mins ago
Istijabah Sisters of Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria, Ebute-Metta Branch, Lagos, marked its 25th anniversary with a special lecture and investiture of matrons and patrons recently.