September 2, 2016

Nigeria’s National Assembly sponsors bill to remove National Health Insurance Scheme

The Treasury Single Account (TSA) of the federal government of Nigeria has been an imoediment to the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and other emergencies-related agencies. As a result, the National Assembly announced on Wednesday that plans are underway to remove the NHIS and others from TSA. […]
July 29, 2016

Photos: New heads of strategic health institutions in Nigeria appointed

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of heads of five strategic health institutions in the country. All the five appointments have already taken effect. The heads are: Nigerian Institute for Medical Research, NIMR:The head of the NIMR, Prof. Babatunde Salako was the Provost, College of Medicine at the University […]
June 3, 2016

Nigeria: Health Insurance begins for Internally Displaced Persons

In response to the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across the country, the federal government has commenced a health insurance scheme targeted at ensuring that they are restored into the larger society. Speaking at the flag-off of the pilot scheme at Sabon Kuchingoro, a suburb of the Federal Capital […]