Kwara Gov Ahmed will launch health insurance scheme

Date: 2018-07-12

According to a statement sent to Pulse by Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media and Communications to the governor, Dr. Muideen Akorede, the event will kick off at 9am at the Kwara State Banquet Hall.

The statement added that the scheme was in line with the State government's commitment to providing universal health coverage for citizens and residents of the State.

"It follows Governor Abdulfatah Ahmedís assent to the Kwara State Health Insurance Agency Bill in 2017", Akorede wrote.

The bill replaced the State's Community Health Insurance Scheme and extends health insurance coverage to all citizens and residents of the State for a low annual premium.

Dignitaries attending the event According to the statement, dignitaries expected at the event are the Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Robert Petri and Prof. Khama Rogo who is the Lead Head Sector Specialist and Head of World Bank Group in Africa Initiative.

Partners of the scheme were named as Pharm Access Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, Medical Credit Fund Africa, Safe Care and Grand Challenges Canada.

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