Oyo begins community health insurance scheme
OYO State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA) has begun a robust community based health insurance scheme (CBHIS) in three communities in the state.
The official activation of Community Based Health Insurance and enrollment of Governor Seyi Makinde Adoptees into the Oyo State Health Insurance Scheme was held recently at Community Town Hall, Sepeteri, Saki East Local Government Area.
The Executive Secretary of OYSHIA, Dr. Olusola Akande said this is in a bid to ensure that every resident has access to quality healthcare services.
He highlighted the essence of community based health insurance and enrollment of Governor Seyi Makinde’s adoptees into the community health insurance scheme and the benefits accruable to community health insurance in Sepeteri under the scheme.
Akande said the scheme will complement the widely accepted OYSHIA scheme that covers some percentage of residents in the state drawn from the formal and non-formal sector of the economy.
In her address, the Chairman, Saki East Local Government, Ramat Adeniran Mosunmade enjoined the beneficiaries to make good use of the opportunity they enjoyed from the state government.
The Commissioner for Establishments and Training, Siji Lawal urged the people to reciprocate Seyi Makinde gestures by supporting his administration for a second term so that they will continue to enjoy more dividends of democracy.
The ceremony which had the Commissioner of Establishments and Training, Siji Lawal, Council of Sepeteri High Chiefs, Ramat Adeniran Mosunmade, the Chairman, Saki East Local Government, and other government functionaries in attendance witnessed the remarkable outing.
In a related development, the train of Governor Seyi Makinde’s Adoptees into the state insurance scheme moved to Tede and Oje Owode communities.
The flag off exercise, which took off on Tuesday, the 7th of March witnessed distribution and collection of cards.
In his words of encouragement while hosting dignitaries of Tede and Oje Owode communities, the Executive Secretary OYSHIA, Dr. Olusola Akande advised the beneficiaries to make good use of this golden opportunity for their own advantage.
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