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HMO seeks policies to achieve universal health coverage

Dr Patrick Korie, Chief Executive Officer Managed Healthcare Services, a Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) has urged Federal Government to adopt strategies and policies that would enable the nation to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

Senator Bukola Saraki decries rise in suicide rate, substance abuse

Senate President Bukola Saraki has called for the main-streaming of mental health services as part of the country’s push for Universal Health Coverage for its citizens.

Group urges health minister to reinstate suspended NHIS scribe Usman Yusuf

A northern youth group under the auspices of Northern Youth Right Protection has called on the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, to urgently reinstate the suspended executive secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Professor Usman Yusuf, back to his position.

Less than 5% of Nigerians covered by NHIS – official

The Acting Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme, Mallam Attahiru Ibrahim, says less than 5 per cent of Nigeria’s population has been covered by the scheme.

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UNICEF urges Bauchi government to domesticate Child Right Act

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on the Bauchi State Government to domesticate the Child Rights Act (CRA) in order to effectively tackle the persisting violence against violence faced by the Nigerian child.
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US reclaims top spot for world’s fastest supercomputer

TOP500 released an update to its list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory leading the way. In its debut last month, Summit clocked in at 200 petaflops of compute power.