Launched November 3, 2021
The federal government of the state of Ogun has said that efficient and high quality healthcare could be achieved with the help of related stakeholders.
The State Commissioner for Well being, Dr. Tomi Coker, in an announcement Tuesday, stated neighborhood participation was key to implementing the state medical health insurance system.
She was quoted as talking at a stakeholder assembly with leaders of the neighborhood growth affiliation within the state’s 20 native authorities areas organized by the Ogun State Well being Insurance coverage Company in Abeokuta.
“Many international locations on the planet have achieved top quality well being by medical health insurance, when communities pool assets alongside authorities. The federal government can not do it alone. We should group up with the present authorities to make sure a top quality well being system in our nation.
“In such a case, it’s not simply the sick who contribute, however all members of the neighborhood. The assets can be used for the sick as a result of all of us win collectively, ”stated Coker.
The commissioner stated it was unlucky that the state of Ogun was lagging behind in implementing the medical health insurance system, as a very good variety of states within the nation had began doing it since 2018.
The Government Secretary of the OGSHIA, Dr. Afolabi Dosumu, paid tribute to the assorted neighborhood leaders current and guaranteed them that medical health insurance within the casual sector would cut back the price of treating widespread illnesses.
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