The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf has said that National Health Insurance Scheme is a system designed to provide accessible, affordable and qualitative healthcare for every Nigerian.
The Executive Secretary who was represented by the Deputy General Manager (Formal Sector Department) NHIS, Mrs Olajumoke Balogun said this on Thursday, 26th April, during the Lunch Time seminar organized by BPSR with the theme “Role of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) In the Successful Implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)”.
The Permanent Secretary (GSO) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Mr. Olusegun Adekunle emphasized that it is through effective implementation of key reforms in the various critical sectors in the Public Service that the Country’s persistent low rankings on international development indices such as the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report and the UNDP World Human Development Index among others can be reversed. He said this at the stakeholders’ Technical meeting on Pillar I of the NSPSR held recently at the OSGF Abuja where he declared the occasion opened on behalf of the SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapha.
The Bureau of Public Service Reforms recently in Abuja played host to a delegation from the Public Procurement Authority of The Gambia who were on study tour of Nigeria to learn some lessons and to have an overview of how Public Service progresses in Nigeria, especially on the on-going reforms in the Nigeria Public Sector.