Food & Health

NHIS Set To Flag Off First Pilot Project In 3 Plateau Villages


The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is ready to flag -off it first pilot rural project  in three rural area starting with Shiwer town of Kanke Local Government Area of Plateau State.

A statement authorized by Ishaku Wongden, the Chairman, Board of Trustees of Shiwer Mutual Health Association (SMHA) and also made available to newsmen in Jos at the weekend,  said  the programme is aimed at bringing health care closer to rural communities through a mutual health insurance scheme.

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“It is also aimed at rekindling the hope of the average Nigerians of having a reliable and affordable healthcare delivery system”

It could be recalled that Kanke was one of the LGAs in Plateau that was recently invaded by snakes and over 50 persons were bitten.

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