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Nigeria: National Health Dialogue - How States Implement Health Insurance Programmes

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To boost coverage and participation, Anambra is engaging philanthropists in the implementation of the State's Health Insurance Scheme (SHIS), Simeon Onyemachi, the Executive Secretary of the scheme has said.

Mr Onyemachi said the state agency is using "the adoption model", which encourages philanthropists to pay for the health of their community members and relations.

He spoke Wednesday as a panellist on the "Challenges and Prospects of State Health Insurance Initiative" at the National Health Dialogue organised by PREMIUM TIMES and its partners.

The official and four of his colleagues, heading health insurance agencies in Osun; Delta; Bauchi and Kano sat on the panel.

They were asked to share

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