Medical school seeks expansion of NHIS
President of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN), Ijanikin, Lagos, Prof. Opubo da Lilly-Tariah, has urged the Federal Government to expand the coverage of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
NHIS best vehicle to attain universal healthcare coverage — HCPAN
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.
Expert calls for NHIS overhaul to cut healthcare cost
Elochukwu Adibo, a Consultant Biomedical Scientist, on Saturday advised the Federal Government to overhaul the National Health Insurance Scheme...
NHIS accredits eight facilities, delists four in Bauchi
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Bauchi State has accredited eight new facilities to provide primary and secondary healthcare. This brought the number of NHIS-accredited facilities in the state to 53 from 49 as at July. In its bid to scale up quality and affordable healthcare as well as enforce standards, compliance and discipline, it…
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.
NHIS, stakeholders decry poor performances of HMOs
Stakeholders in the health sector has said that the inefficiencies and poor services meted on patients by some Health Management Organization (HMOs) may truncate the realization...
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...
‘We need accurate data to tackle challenges posed by cancer’
The Wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr. Zainab Bagudu, is the founder of Medicaid Cancer Awareness Foundation, a platform dedicated to the eradication of cancer in Nigeria.