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The management of Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), has finally reeled out reasons the institute is progressing.

PTI denies contract racketeering, corruption allegations

The Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) has debunked corruption allegations leveled against it by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP: National Health Insurance will ramp up funding for healthcare

Increasing funding towards improving the healthcare sector and ensuring the well-being of Nigerians remain a priority for the Buhari administration, even as it continues to ramp up efforts to effectively tackle non-communicable diseases and Tuberculosis and safeguard the lives of Nigerians.
The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, says he has adopted a three-point aggressive and purposeful strategy to rebrand the scheme.

NHIS: Federal, state health insurance scheme to come under one roof

The Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof Mohammed Sambo, on Wednesday, said the enrolees of the NHIS and the State Supported Health Insurance Scheme would come under one roof to ensure a central coordinating system.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps to carry out status inquiry on NHIS

The House of Representatives committee on Public Accounts has resolved to carry out a status inquiry into the activities of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), including details of its audited accounts in the last six years.

Poor oral hygiene can cause cancer – maxillofacial surgeon

Dr Charles Ononiwu, associate Professor and Chief Consultant Maxillofacial surgeon, says poor oral hygiene can lead to cancer in oral or facial region of the body.

Anthropologist: Federal government should use National Health Act to fast track UHC

Mrs. Abieyuwa Abel, a Social Anthropologist, has called on the Federal Government to use the National Health Act (NHA), 2014, to fast track Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Nigeria.

AGF: How NHIS spent N4.93 billion on pre-retirement overseas training, others

The Office of the Auditor General for the Federation has uncovered about N4.93bn unapproved allowances paid by the management of the National Health Insurance Scheme to its members of staff.

HCPAN: Nigeria needs right political will to drive health insurance, UHC

HealthCare Providers Association of Nigeria, HCPAN, has called for unequivocal and unwavering political will to drive health insurance and Universal Health Coverage, UHC, in Nigeria.

NHIS tasks Lagos government to constitute health scheme governing council

As debates continue on the Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme, the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has picked holes in its structure, saying, it lacks a constituted governing council.

House of Reps: c covers less than 5 per cent of Nigerians

The House of Representatives Joint-Committee on Insurance & Actuarial Matters, Health Services and Health Institutions, has disclosed that despite a steady guzzle of billions of public funds in 15 years, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has captured less than five per cent of Nigerians.

450 PHCs provide services in Nasarawa – SPHDA chairman

Dr. Mohammed Adis, Chairman, Nasarawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (SPHDA) says the state has 450 functional primary healthcare centres that run 24 hours service to deliver healthcare for the people.
Godwin Obaseki

WHO, World Bank applaud Governor Obaseki on Edo Health Improvement Programme

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Bank have commended Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on the launch of the Edo Healthcare Improvement Programme (Edo-HIP), which is aimed at making healthcare affordable and accessible to residents across the state.

ICPC: 300 MDAs padded their role by N12 billion

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed that its preliminary findings reveal that 300 federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have inflated their payroll by N12 billion.

Benue to access N1.7billion as governor inaugurates committee on NHIS

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has inaugurated the state’s Steering Committee on the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, to enable the state access the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund established by the Federal Government.

NMA: Implement mental health act to check suicide

Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association has called for full implementation of the Mental Health Act in the state as part of activities to stem the tide of suicide.
The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, says he has adopted a three-point aggressive and purposeful strategy to rebrand the scheme.

NHIS now covers cancer surgeries, chemotherapy – chief

Mohammed Sambo, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says the scheme now covers some levels of cancer surgeries and chemotherapy.

Minister admits cancer treatment expensive in Nigeria

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that oncological services were very expensive in Nigeria due to the stages of diagnosis involved in confirming cancer diseases.
The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, says he has adopted a three-point aggressive and purposeful strategy to rebrand the scheme.

Nigeria cannot achieve UHC without States’ participation – NHIS chief

The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has called for the involvement of the States in health insurance schemes to enable speedy achievement of the Universal Health Coverage, UHC, in Nigeria.

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