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Public should know their NHIS rights – Director

Mr Lawrence Amartey, Greater Accra Regional Director of National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has urged the public to learn about their rights concerning the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to ensure better service. “We have created a call centre particularly to address complaints. We assure the public, that their complaints …

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Ghana’s NHIS excludes 64% of population – Oxfam

Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) excludes 64 per cent of the population with a majority who are poor, says Oxfam, an international non-governmental organization that works at overcoming poverty and suffering. It said even though Ghana’s NHIS had been labeled as a success it covered just 36 per cent …

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NHIA offers free health screening in Eastern Region

The Eastern Regional Office of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) organized a free health screening for residents in Koforidua and its environs on Satrurday. The exercise, which took place at the Koforidua Jackson Park, formed part of the activities marking the 10th anniversary of the NHIA in the region. …

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NHIS needs clear vision – Prof. Irene Amarteyfio

Professor Irene Agyepong Amarteyfio, Chairperson of the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, said the country needed a clear vision to maintain the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). She said there was the need to think, plan and implement strategies to ensure its sustainability as all major public reforms …

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NHIS is a collective achievement – Manager

Mr Elliot Nestor Akototse, Volta Regional Manager of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has called on residents of the region to join the scheme to celebrate its achievements within the past 10 years. “Join us in congratulating each other, including government, for introducing and maintaining the NHIS policy,” he …

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Public sensitized on health insurance capitation

The Jirapa/Lambussie District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has started sensitizing the public on capitation in health insurance as a way of keeping the public well informed ahead of the implementation of the new initiative in the district. The capitation initiative, which is being introduced by the National Health Insurance Authority …

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Ghanaians urged to support NHIS for efficient health delivery

Mr Daniel Syme, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, has urged Ghanaians to support the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for efficient delivery of health services and avoid actions and utterances that had the tendency to collapse the scheme. He said the scheme had come to stay since it provided Ghanaians …

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Kassena Nankana improves health insurance scheme

The Kassena Nankana East Municipal and the Kassena Nankana West District have improved significantly in the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), the Scheme Manager, Mr David Samari, has said. Speaking to the GNA in an interview during the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the scheme, he …

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High poverty in Bongo District affects NHIS registration

A research conducted by the Legal Resource Centre (LRC) in some communities in the Bongo District and the West Mamprusi District in the Northern Region had revealed that high poverty rate  in the area accounted for people’s  inability to register and renew the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) membership. The …

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