More Beneficiaries Access Anambra Health Insurance Scheme

More Beneficiaries Access Anambra Health Insurance Scheme

The Anambra state Commissioner for Health Dr Vincent Okpala says governor Willie Obiano has repositioned the state’s health sector through the introduction of a health insurance scheme.


Dr. Okpala who said that the scheme which is the brainchild of the current administration in the State has helped Ndi Anambra and other residents of the state to access healthcare services with ease at all times.


He disclosed that there are functional primary healthcare centres in every political ward in Anambra state and revealed that the introduction of the health insurance scheme has brought medical services to the door steps of Ndi Anambra, especially the vulnerable.


According to the Health Commissioner, over twenty-eight thousand poor and vulnerable Ndi Anambra are currently accessing and benefiting from the National Basic Healthcare Provision Fund, at no cost which was equally attracted by governor Willie Obiano.


He commended the Executive secretary, Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, Dr. Simeon Onyemaechi whom he said has brought a lot of innovation into the state’s health insurance scheme, such as the adoption model and urged Ndi Anambra to key into the scheme.


Dr. Okpala maintained that governor Obiano has left an indelible mark in the State’s health sector, as the oxygen gas plant at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka built by the governor is one of the best in the South East region of the country.

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