Delta Gov Approves Launch Of Contributory Health Scheme

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has given approval for the official launch of Contributory Health Scheme in July, Director General of the State Contributory Health Commission Dr. Ben Nkechika has said.

Nkechika made this known on Saturday during a sensitisation meeting with primary health care centres coordinators organised by UNICEF in collaboration with the Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency, (DSPHCDA).

The meeting was held as part of efforts to actualise the “Primary Health Care Under One Roof” (PHCUOR) programme, alongside reviewing primary health care laws.

He said therefore, appealed to the primary health coordinators to support the commission to register workers.

Also speaking, Board Chairman of DSPHCDA, Dr Richard Kofi, said that the meeting became necessary to put the state at par with its contemporaries in the…

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