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Reps want NHIS to cover TB treatment

The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to include Tuberculosis, TB, in the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, package.

NHIS to extend health insurance to lawyers

The National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, says it is planning to extend health insurance to lawyers across the country to reduce out-of-pocket expenditure for the legal practitioners.

Refugees commission enrolls IDPs, refugees into NHIS

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, says it has enrolled refugees into the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, for...

NHIS enrols 1000 retired policemen in Bauchi

The National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has enrolled 1,099 retired police officers in Bauchi State.

NHIS to accredit 98 healthcare centers in Kebbi

The Kebbi Commissioner for Health, Jafar Mohammad, says the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, will accredit 86 primary and 12 secondary healthcare facilities in the state for the contributory healthcare scheme.

NHIS moves to address drug supply challenges, inaugurates committee

The National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has inaugurated a Drug Supply Implementation Committee to eliminate challenges associated with the supply and quality of drugs in the implementation of health insurance in Nigeria.

NHIS to extend services to Nigerian diplomats, NYSC corps members

Prof. Mohammed Sambo, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, says the scheme is planning to extend health insurance to diplomats abroad to enhance Universal Health Coverage, UHC.

NHIS now covers Cancer treatments – ES

Prof. Mohammed Sambo, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, says enrolees under the scheme can assess partial treatment for cancer.

Post COVID-19: NHIS moves to achieve universal health coverage

Prof. Mohammed Sambo, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS,  says the scheme is working to expand its service to achieve the Universal Health Coverage, UCH.

COVID-19: NHIS donates PPE to Police

The National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has donated Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, to the Nigeria Police Force, for its frontline health workers to curb the spread of Coronavirus, COVID-19.

Poor service delivery: NHIS unveils ‘health insurance under one roof’ initiative

The National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, is developing ”Health Insurance Under One Roof”, to reduce bottlenecks in service delivery.

Enrollees decry NHIS’s ‘growing inefficiency’, says we’re tired of non-availability of prescribed drugs, frequent referrals

Some enrollees of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, on Friday decried the non-availability of prescribed drugs and frequent referrals by healthcare providers under the scheme.

NIPSS to Buhari: NHIS can’t cover all Nigerians, consider replacing it

The National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to repeal the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Act and replace it with the National Health Insurance Commission Bill to make the healthcare delivery in Nigeria more flexible, accommodating of all citizens.

Pension scammers on the prowl, PTAD warns federal retirees

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, has warned federal pensioners to be wary of some people going around and using its name to dupe some of them.

Elderly persons urge Nigerian govt to pass laws for provision of free social services to senior citizens

Some elderly persons in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have urged the Federal Government to pass a national policy on ageing that would ensure the provision of social services to senior citizens.

NHIS marks 20th anniversary, unveils new Executive Secretary

As the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, observes its 20th anniversary, the scheme on Friday in Abuja unveiled the profile of the newly appointed Executive Secretary, Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo.

Prof. Sambo resumes as new NHIS boss

The new Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has resumed work on Monday.

N300m Gusau FMC constituency allowance diverted – Sen. Marafa

Senator Kabir Marafa, APC-Zamfara, on Tuesday, accused former Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu of diverting his N300 million constituency allowance meant for Gusau Federal Medical Centre, FMC.

More trouble for Ex-NHIS boss as court admits more evidence on alleged $2.1m Fraud

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, admitted a document tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against Dr. Martins Thomas, a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS.

Female heads NHIS’s new 11-man governing council

According to a statement by Ayo Osinlu, the Head of Media and Public Relations Division, NHIS, Mrs Ifenne is a distinguished paediatrician with an impressive track of academic, professional and public advocacy accomplishments.

Stray bullet kills protesting student in Plateau College

A student of the College of Education, Gindiri, Plateau State, lost his life on Thursday during a protest demanding the release of their ID...

‘Corruption fighting back’, reinstated NHIS boss cries out

The recently reinstated Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme,NHIS, Yusuf Usman, on Thursday, accused corrupt individuals of trying to deter him from...

Police storm NHIS office over Executive Secretary

Policemen have been drafted to the office of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, in Abuja following a planned protest by the staff of...

Protest trails NHIS boss reinstatement

Scores of employees of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, under the aegis of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria and the...

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