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Delta health scheme signed into law

05 February 2016, 16:04Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said the enactment of the Health Insurance Commission (DSHIC) bill into law will ensure easy access to health-care by the citizens.

He said this was part of the administration's agenda to ensure the good health of citizens.

He said the DSHIC would culminate in the provision of contributory health insurance scheme for all citizens.

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“The world is talking about universal health coverage and I think that we are on the right track in Nigeria and we need greater cooperation among us all," Okowa said.

The governor added that the state government was mindful of the fact that there was nothing better than good health.

He emphasised there would be different levels in the Delta scheme, which include the organised private sector, public sector, informal sector and the vulnerable.

- CAJ News


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