Ekiti targets 500,000 women, children in health insurance scheme

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Ekiti State Government has said it would incorporate 500,000 citizens into the State Health Insurance Scheme(SHIS), with women and children below five years as major beneficiaries to guarantee quality healthcare delivery and attainment of universal health coverage.

The government has also given a matching order to Doctors and Nurses operating in the state-owned health facilities to always breach protocols of registration and give expeditious treatments to any patient brought on emergency, to safeguard the lives of the citizens.

The Commissioner for Health, Dr Oyebanji Filani stated this on Thursday in Ikole-Ekiti, Ikole local government area of Ekiti State at a community town hall…



Source: Nigerian Tribune