Life - Health & Wellness Updated: March 27, 2023

Imo Governor To Unveil Universal Health Insurance Scheme

By Felicia Abisola Olamiji
March 27, 2023
Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma

Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma is set to unveil the “ACCESS TO CARE” for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for residents in the state.

The Scheme which is a program under the Imo State Health Insurance Agency (ISHIA) is designed to offer health insurance for the Imo State public servants on one part and then, to the over 66,000 vulnerable enrollees under the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF).

During the last quarter of 2022, the Governor approved free medical care for Imo workers under the Social Health Insurance Scheme (SHIS) with the vision to provide free medical services to Imo workers at the State and LGA levels.

Under the Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which will be activated with the launching tomorrow, March 28, 2023.

The State Government will be investing an initial sum of N1 billion for the scheme to kickstart in earnest.


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Felicia Abisola Olamiji

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