Benin City – Government workers have been banned from making unnecessary travel abroad for medical treatment, unless it is a critical case, according to Thisday
This was made known by the Minister of Health, Chukwu Onyebuchi during the burial ceremony of the late father of President of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Osahon Enabulele.
He asked Nigerians and workers in the private and public sectors to access medical care through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
Onyebuchi said that the directive will be enforced in federal government establishments, adding that it does not prevent individuals from footing their medical bills in a foreign hospital.
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