Ekiti Set To Implement National Health Insurance Scheme

Ekiti State Government is set to commence implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme-Millennium Development Goals-Maternal and Child Health (NHIS – MDG – MCH) project in the state.

The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Olusola Fasubaa, who made this known at a press conference in Ado Ekiti said Governor Fayemi will flag off the scheme as part of activities marking the third year anniversary of his administration.

Professor Fasubaa noted that the scheme which was established in 1999 with the objective of securing universal coverage as well as provide adequate and affordable Health-Care services to improve the health status of the people would complement the free health programme of the Fayemi administration.

The Commissioner stressed that the present administration in the state had invested substantially in the health sector saying that it is no more news that the state government provides free health services to people in the state particularly the vulnerable groups including children under five years, pregnant women, physically challenged a

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