Dr. Leke Pitan, a former Lagos State Commissioner for Health, on Saturday urged Federal Government to encourage Nigerians to enrol into the National Health Insurance Scheme for quality healthcare delivery.Pitan made the plea at a…
He applauded the National Health Insurance scheme rating it above 50 per cent and called for the modernisation of the scheme to accommodate more workers even in the states.
Disclosing this to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday was the acting Executive Secretary of NHIS, Dr. Abdulrahman Sambo, while receiving the report on Hospital Capital Improvement Project
He said the scheme had developed key elements to achieving universal health insurance through compulsion for those who could afford health care and subsidy payment
The event was organised by the Oyo State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association as part of a one-day continuous medical education initiative