Community pharmacists advocate urgent reforms in health insurance
Determined to improve the health indices of Nigerians through universal health coverage, the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has called for a wide range of reforms in the new dispensation to offer much better and robust therapeutic outcomes for consumers of health in Nigeria.
NHIS coordinator decries low health insurance status of Benue people
Benue State Coordinator of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Oche Otalu, has decried the low health insurance status of the state indigenes, stating that out of its five million people, only 85,000 have health insurance.
Ex-minister cautions health workers against strikes
Dr Idi Hong, the former Minister of State for Health, has advised health workers to shun strikes and embrace dialogue in addressing their demands in the interest of the health sector.
PDP dismisses list, challenges APC to name convicted members
In a swift reaction to the names released as looters by the federal government, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dismissed the list as hollow and laughable...
Buhari, it's time to go
For those who have watched the direction of President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration for well over two years now, there is no doubting the fact that we have made a wrong choice.
25m Nigerians have kidney failure, says Nephrologists
This year’s World Kidney Day will present a moment for sober reflection for the country following the revelation that a staggering 25 million Nigerians...
UITH medical director wants NHIS to cover infertility in couples
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has canvassed the inclusion of infertility problems in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). He made the appeal at the weekend, while delivering the University of Ilorin’s 178th Inaugural Lecture. He spoke on the topic: “Help for the helpless…
NHIS: HMCAN vows to contest Yusuf’s reinstatement, appointment in court
Stakeholders in the health insurance sector, led by the Health and Managed Care Association of Nigeria (HMCAN), have vowed to contest the recent reinstatement of the Executive Secretary of the National Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr. Usman Yusuf, by President Muhammadu Buhari. HMCAN is the umbrella body of all the Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) in…