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UCOMS registers 900 farmers under NHIS

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) of the University College of Management Studies (UCOMS), have registered about 900 farmers of Tomefa Community in the Greater Accra Region under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). This formed part of SIFE-UCOMS projects “Tomefa Development Project” aimed at improving the quality of life and …

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Home grown health insurance best for Africa – Dr. Asamoah Baah

The Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Dr Anarfi Asamoah Baah said at the weekend a fully home grown health insurance was the best the Africa. He said such insurance should have governments exhibiting their role effectively without relying on external support in order not to compromise its …

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SSNIT educates nearly 1000 contributors

More than 800 contributors to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Pension Scheme have ended a two-day “Customer Clinic” at the Ajumako the Central Region. It was organised by the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Area Office of the SSNIT, headed by Mrs Josephine Ofosu Affum. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, …

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Health economist recommends mandatory pre-payment for health insurance

A health economist, Professor Diane Mcintyre of the Health Economic Unit of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, on Wednesday recommended that mandatory pre-payment be the core of achieving universal access. She said in Africa, out of pockets payment and voluntary pre-payment that are being practiced, have proved not …

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National Insurance Commission wants solvency law to deny weak insurers bigger business

The National Insurance Commission (NIC) is pushing for a new solvency law which, when adopted, will deny insurance companies with weak financial standing the opportunity to undertake bigger business transactions. The new regulation, which will be captured in the commission’s revised solvency and capital adequacy framework for insurance companies, is …

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Manager granted GH¢3,000 bail for non-payment of SSNIT contributions

A Cape Coast circuit court on Tuesday granted Collins Wiafe, Manager of Kassatella Enterprise, based in Cape Coast, bail of  GH¢3,000.00 with two sureties, one to be justified,  for failing to pay GH¢1,329.02 as  his Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions and penalty charges. Wiafe who pleaded guilty …

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National Health Insurance Scheme membership drive in Akatsi District

A special registration exercise to help whip up enrolment on to the National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS)  in areas of low patronage in the Volta Region was launched on Wednesday at Akatsi. Akatsi, North-Tongu and South-Tongu districts, which have the least members in the Region, are the focus of the …

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Ghana Insurers Association observes 2011 Industry Seminar

Insurance operators have been advised to focus on ethical standard and ensure strong adherence to professionalism to instil confidence in the insuring public or risk winding up their out of businesses in the future. Speaking at the Ghana Insurers Association’s 2011 Industry Seminar in Accra on Thursday, Mr Olusola Ladipo-Ajayi, …

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