Kwara Assembly Calls for Aggressive Mobilisation for Community Health Insurance Scheme

Date: 2018-08-09

The Kwara State House of Assembly has called for aggressive mobilisation of residents of the state for the enrolment of community health insurance scheme in order to have access to quality healthcare delivery with payment of token as annual premium.

This was part of the resolutions of the house based on the issue of matter of general public importance, raised by the Chairman, House Committee on Health and Environment, and member representing Kaiama/ Kemanji/Wajebe Constituency, Hon. Ahmad Ibn Mohammed on the need for Kwarans to enroll for the recently launched State Health Insurance Scheme.

Mohammed, had while raising the matter, enumerated the categories of package under the scheme, which according to him, were indigenous, formal and informal packages.

The lawmaker disclosed that the registration exercise was free, while enrollees are only required to pay token as premium annually, to enable them have unfettered access to treatment of every day aliments.

Most of the members who spoke on the matter on the floor of the house eulogised the foresight of the state government in initiating the scheme and called for close monitoring, to ensure the success of the scheme.

The Deputy Speaker, Hon. Matthew Okedare, who presided over sitting of the house, said that, the call for aggressive mobilisation of the residents was based on the need to ensure massive registration for the scheme.

The lawmaker said the development also became expedient so as to enable all and sundry, have access to affordable and qualitative health care delivery in the state.

He added that the house has directed the state Ministry of Information and Communications to embark on aggressive mobilisation and sensitisation of people on the significance of the exercise and why they should enroll for the scheme.

He also enjoined tradition rulers opinion and community leaders in the state, to embark on aggressive mobilization of their people, to enroll for the scheme, whose registration would soon kick off across the state.

Source

 

 


Cloud Tag: What's trending

Click on a word/phrase to read more about it.

Maigida     Y.A. Abdulkareem     Lanre Issa Onilu     Alaiye     Ayinke Saka     John Dara     Agboola Babatunde     Toyin Sanusi     Bolaji Abdullahi     Ilorin Muslim Community     Oke-Kura     Kwara     Haruna Tambiri Mohammed     Mohammed Abdulahi     Kayode Ogunlowo     BIR     Kaiama     Oke-Ode     Adamu Atta     Tafidan Kaiama     Kunle Suleiman     Erin-ile     Monsurat Omotosho     Emir Of Ilorin     Kisra     Michael Ologundea     Isaac Gbenle     Busari Alabi Alausa     Ahmed Idris Mohammed     Ajibike Katibi     Abdulrazak Shehu Akorede     Abubakar Suleiman     Baakini     Soffiyyallah Kamaldeen     Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah     Onilu     Bio Ibrahim     Kunle Okeowo     Lanwa     Ilorin East     Abdulganiyu Oladosu     Millennium Development Goals     Omu Aran     Odolaye Aremu     Hamidat Sulyman-Yusuf     George Innih     Ilota     Ahmed     Third Estate     Musa Yeketi     Musa Alhassan Buge     Saad Omo'ya     EFCC     Ibrahim Gambari     Ijagbo     Ilorin.Info     Mohammed Haruna     Rueben Parejo     Belgore     Suleiman Idris     Gambari     Reuben Paraje     Abdulmajeed Wahab     Radio Kwara     TIC     Mumeen Lah     Yoruba     Amosa     Saka Saadu     Balogun Ajikobi     Adebara     Olomu Of Omu-Aran     Buhari     Igbaja     Funmi Salau     Shonga     Oniyangi Kunle Sulaiman