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Asuogyaman Mutual Health Insurance registers 63,103 people

The Asuogyaman District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has so far registered a total of 63, 103 people. The figure represents 78.2 per cent of the total population based on the 2000 Population and Housing Census. The District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Johnson Ahiakpor, disclosed this to the media at …

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National Health Insurance intensifies public education

The Efutu Senya Branch of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has intensified its public education in five selected communities in the Ewutu-Senya District of the Central Region. The Communities include Ewutu-Bawjiase, Ewutu Ofankor, Kasoa New Market Area, Kasoa Old Market and Kasoa CP Area. The week-long programme is aimed …

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Satellite dishes to improve health insurance in communities

Five communities under the Ahanta West Mutual Health Insurance Scheme have been provided with satellite dishes as part of efforts aimed at networking service providers to ensure efficiency and prompt service delivery. The communities are Abora, Agona Nkwanta, Apowa, Princess Town and Discovxe. Mr Desmond Okine, Claims Manager, Ahantaman Mutual …

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Pharmacists told not to cheat National Health Insurance

Pharmacists have been urged not to cheat by inflating the prices of drugs supplied under the National Health Scheme (NHIS). Mrs Martha Gyansa-Lutterodtt, Head of the Ghana National Drugs Programme, said this was necessary to save the scheme from collapse. She made reference to research findings of Medicines Transparency Alliance …

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Health insurance providers advised to follow laid down rules

Mr. James Adu-Bona, Brong-Ahafo Regional Health Insurance Claims Manager, has advised health insurance service providers in Dormaa Municipality to follow laid down practices in preparing their claims to avoid delays and rejection by vetting bodies. He gave the advice when he addressed a one day workshop for claim administrators in …

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Over 100 insurers call for greater action to adapt developing countries to climate change

Four initiatives representing more than 100 leading international insurance companies have called on governments worldwide to harness risk management techniques and insurance expertise to help developing countries adapt to climate change. The four groups which launched the statement on the eve of an international, low-carbon investment conference convened by the …

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Duffuor calls on SIC Life to reach out to small businesses

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Kwabena Duffour, has charged state-owned SIC Life, a leading life assurance company in the country, to ride on the back of its new microfinance company and reach out to small businesses. The minister urged the life assurance company to combine microfinance with …

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Donewell Life eyes top-five slot in premium earning and market share

Donewell Life Company Limited (DLCL) has stepped up efforts in the race for the top-spot of premium generation and market share among life insurance underwriters by 2015. The management has augmented its activities in recent times through aggressive marketing activities and innovative life products so that it could be ranked …

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Ghanaians spend too much on the dead – Insurance experts

Ghanaians spend too much money on funerals, Insurance experts have observed. They argued that despite Ghanaians preference to give their loved ones befitting burials, families should not spend monies earmarked for education, building projects and health for extravagant funerals. Mr. Samuel Oduro, Managing Director of Donewell Life Company Limited (DLCL), …

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