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NHIS organises workshop to strengthen universal health coverage in Kwara 

By Dare Akogun THE National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), as part of its core responsibilities towards ensuring universal health coverage, has organised a workshop for...

Buhari fires NHIS executive secretary, renews tenure of NCDC’s DG

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday announced the sack of the Executive Secretary, ES, of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Usman Yusuf whose two...

Hypertension still killing many Nigerians despite govt policy to reduce the number

WHEN Tanko Gwapna, a 46-year-old civil servant, felt continuous dizziness that affected his work, he had to listen to his wife's advice to visit...
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Medical experts, policymakers interact on improving quality healthcare in Nigeria

NIGERIAN health workers and policymakers have raised a concern for a quality healthcare provision and the attainment of universal health coverage (UHC) in the...

Good health is still a privilege, not a right in Nigeria. Here is why

DIRECTOR  General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros  Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in his speech during an event in Geneva to mark the 2019 World Health...

REPORT: How meagre support from NHIS jeopardises health of kidney failure patients

Abuja, Nigeria — Halima Galadima wheels herself into the Dialysis Unit of Garki Hospital with the support of her teenage daughter on September 11. ...
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A new health insurance scheme is gaining popularity in Edo — and it’s community-based

  By Chinedu Ekeja Like many market women in Benin City, Nosa Nosakhare, a trader at new Benin Market, has no knowledge of what a health...

How Poor Nigerians Are Getting Quality Healthcare

The kind of local health insurance schemes being developed by state governments has been compelled by the failure of the National Health Insurance Scheme to serve majority of Nigerians.

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[INDEPTH] Seven Nigerian artistes that turned up late for their shows

THE lackadaisical attitude of some Nigerian artistes in honouring contracts to perform at live shows has become a matter...

Owo attack: Controversy trails list of arrested terrorists

CONTROVERSY is trailing the list of terrorists arrested in connection with the attack on St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church...

Yusuf Alli @60: Unveiling an investigative journalist par excellence

By Yushau A. Shuaib He is one of the finest gentlemen of the press that I have ever encountered. A...

Police rescue three fraudsters from mob in Abuja

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Thursday said it rescued three alleged Internet fraudsters from a mob...

2023: Making the wrong choice will destroy Nigeria, Obasanjo warns

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned Nigerians against making the wrong choice in the 2023 general elections. Obasanjo who spoke...
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