• NHIS offers free surgery for 10,000 patients, less privilege

    NHIS offers free surgery for 10,000 patients, less privilege

    The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has commenced provision of free surgery to 10,000 poor and needy who have registered with the scheme across the country.

    The zonal coordinator for North-central, Asmau Mohammed stated this yesterday at the National Health Insurance Scheme stakeholders’ Forum in Makurdi.

    Mohammed said the aim of the scheme was to provide efficient health care to Nigerians at a reduced cost, saying the development became imperative to offer healthcare services and reduce poverty.

    She debunked the rumour that the […]

  • 51 Million Nigerians will get free Healthcare Services by 2017 – NHIS

    51 Million Nigerians will get free Healthcare Services by 2017 – NHIS

    In a bid to oust out-of-pocket payment and make healthcare services accessible to all Nigerians, especially pregnant women, children under the age of five and the vulnerable, 51 million Nigerians are expected to have access to free healthcare services without having to pay at the point of service.

    Also, besides over one million students currently being covered in various tertiary institutions across the country, by the year 2025, it has been estimated that every Nigerian will access the coverage as this […]