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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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC recovers huge sum of money for NHIS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered a huge sum of money, running into several millions of Naira belonging to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) from some individuals and institutions.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC ready to release seized NHIS funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has assured the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of its readiness to release the Scheme’s recovered funds in the Commission’s custody, which it has been safeguarding.
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: Our account not compromised

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has assured stakeholders that the scheme’s account remains secured, intact and beyond the possible reach of hackers and other nefarious entities as it only operates the federal government’s Treasury Single Account (TSA).

NHIS: We do not operate any account outside TSA

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says it does not operate any bank account outside the federal government’s treasury single account (TSA).
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herders and boost economic activities.

Kano governor pledges unflinching support for attainment of universal health coverage

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has declared his unflinching support for the implementation of all health sector reforms towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the state.

Couple arrested for stealing N38 million health insurance remittances

The Lagos Police have arrested a couple for allegedly stealing N38 million at a health insurance company.

Delta government moves to improve medical treatments through communication

Delta State Ministry of Health, in collaboration with LinkGate Corporate Resources Limited, recently staged a health exhibition during the National Council on Health (NCH), in Asaba, the Delta State capital.

Minister: Healthcare delivery tops President Buhari’s priority

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to providing healthcare service delivery, saying this remains a major priority of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Prisons inspector, five others nabbed for ATM, SIM swap fraud

Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested six fraudsters who specialize in defrauding innocent Nigerians by using bank details obtained through sim swaps and Automated Teller Machines (ATM).

Expert calls for improved health infrastructure

A Medical Practitioner, Dr Tony Momoh, has advised government to fix dilapidated health infrastructure and provide equipment to make the health sector more functional.

Police spend N500 million for officers on NHIS

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) said it has spent over N500m to pay medical bills of its personnel through the Health Management Organisation (HMO) under the National Health Insurance Scheme,

Expert advises federal government to strengthen NHIS, improve health access

A Medical Practitioner, Dr. Sunny Ukachakwu, has advised the government to strengthen health subsidies such as the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) so as to improve access to healthcare in the country.
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.

Why NHIS performance is poor in Nigeria – scribe

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Mohammed Sambo, on Wednesday outlined the factors behind poor service delivery by the scheme since its inception.g
Doctors in an operating theater

Medical expert plans free surgeries for 50 sick people

A medical expert, Dr Abdulwaheed Abayomi, says he is offering free medical surgeries to 50 sick people in Lagos State as his contributions to stem alarming death rate in the society.
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.

Why Nigeria cannot achieve universal health coverage now – NHIS chief

Nigeria cannot achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) until the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is made compulsory for all Nigerians, the executive secretary of the scheme, Mohammed Sambo, has said.

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