Tag: nhis

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AzeezJuly 14, 2017

Presidency orders suspended NHIS boss’ probe

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has granted permission for the probe of suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance, Prof. ...

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AzeezJuly 13, 2017

Reps summon health minister, ask him to reinstate NHIS boss

The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the suspension of the Executive ...

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AzeezJuly 10, 2017

Gunmen kidnap NHIS auditor in Kaduna

Unknown gunmen on Saturday abducted the External Auditor of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Zakari Sada, along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 29, 2017

NYSC members included into NHIS – Health minister

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the inclusion of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) under the ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 28, 2017

Opinion: The time to empower the NHIS in its regulatory and oversight functions is now

by Adewole Kehinde On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017, major headlines such as “NHIS: FG Wants Health Management Organisations Scrapped Over ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

NYSC members to be added to NHIS

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has said it would include National Youth Service Corps members in its scheme for ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

Opinion: Harmonising Nigeria’s Social Protection Programmes – A case for the IDP’s

By Ugochukwu .J. Amasike Recently the United Nations, through its special Rappouteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP’s), ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 12, 2016

Free surgery for poor Nigerians, others

The Federal government would on Sunday commence the provision of free surgery to 10,000 poor and needy Nigerians who are ...

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Janeth JAugust 9, 2015

EFCC foils plot to steal seized $2.1million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has foiled attempts made by two persons to claim the $2.1 million cash ...

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June 20, 2013

Ife Adebayo: Quality and affordable healthcare – Another basic need for Nigerians (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo We need to move from the era of doctors treating patients like beggars to an era where ...

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June 16, 2013

Simon Kolawole: 2015 is knocking on the door

by Simon Kolawole What is the way out? How can we ease their pain? How can we make sure our ...

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February 7, 2013

Saidat Akanbi: Nigeria’s health sector and the menace of cancer (Y! Policy Hub)

by Saidat Akanbi For those that present at the general hospitals, the diagnosis of cancer may be missed, as many ...

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November 2, 2012

‘Tobi Odetola: How about we #SaveTheHealthSector?

by Oluwatobi Odetola Every Nigerian, whether rich or poor, has had contact with the public health system. A common denominator ...

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