• nysc

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to ensure the enrolment of corps members in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). This was disclosed on Monday by the Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim during a briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The NYSC DG also assured that the NYSC has ...
  • 490

    Prof. Mohammed Sambo, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)​,​ says enrolees under the s​​cheme​ ​​can​ ​assess partial treatment for cancer. Sambo, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said it would be difficult to cover the treatment of cancer totally. “Yes, we cover some aspects ...
  • WTO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday named former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as a Special Envoy for the newly inaugurated Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. She is to serve alongside British business executive, Sir Andrew Witty in the same capacity, to mobilise international commitment to the initiative. Director-General of the organisation, ...
  • 159

    Itse Sagay, Chairman PACAC   The Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), says it recovered N594.09 billion in three years through implementation of the whistle-blower policy. Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman PACAC, said this at a two-day Roundtable on Whistle Blowing for Revenue Generating Agencies in Nigeria, organised by the African Centre for Media and Information ...
  • 138

    The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is developing a “Health Insurance Under One Roof”, to reduce bottlenecks in service delivery. Health Insurance under one Roof is an initiative aimed at ensuring that health insurance operates under one system with proper coordination and unified data. Sambo said made this known during a three-day Strategic Retreat of ...
  • national

    Themes Senate on Thursday began moves to regulate Health Insurance in the country in a way that would allow poor Nigerians access to quality healthcare. According to the upper chamber, this can be realised by seeking the establishment of the National Health Insurance Commission. The Upper Chamber while considering a bill For an Act to ...
  • medical

    Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire   The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has expressed concern over the high prevalence of cancer, hinting that the government would continue to explore ways of working around to increase support to cancer patients. He admitted that not all the hospitals across the country had what it takes to ...
  • 165

        President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Director, Media, Federal Ministry of Health, Mrs Boade Akinola on Monday. This is,“Following the recommendations of report by an independent fact-finding panel on the NHIS”, according ...
  • 332

    The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, has described his suspension by the Governing Board as “a coup against transparency’’. He said that the suspension was ordered to prevent him from exposing high-level corruption at the agency. Yusuf stated this while taking his turn at the ongoing investigation into ...
  • 289

    Executive Secretary, NHIS, Usman Yusuf   Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, on Friday inaugurated a fact-finding committee on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and advised it to eschew bias in the assignment. At the ceremony in Abuja, Mustapha told members of the Independent Fact-Finding Panel that NHIS had been involved ...