The Vice-President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has revealed that his government, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, has chalked another success by fulfilling a key campaign promise outlined in the NPP's 2020 manifestos. According to Dr. Bawumia, as promised in their manifestos, the government has been able to add the treatment of childhood cancers to the list of treatments covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme in the country.
The level of health care in Ghana has risen to an appreciable degree for which government is still working on to developing the system in To one of the best. As a measure to attain quality healthcare was the introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme which went a long way to protect citizens who seeker for medical attention against financial issues.
TV3 Ghana has posted on its social media platform a picture of the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Bawumia. The picture was cautioned on the fact that the Vice President has assured Ghanaians that the National Health Insurance Scheme would cover childhood cancer treatment expenses.
It has been a priority of government to improve the dissemination of quality healthcare to citizens across the length and breath of the country. Works toward the achievement of universal health coverage started way back from the time of Kwame Nkrumah, from independence to date. As part of the measures taken by the J.
Bernard Okoe Boye, CEO of the National Health Insurance Scheme and former Deputy Minister of Health has sent a feisty warning to John Mahama to stop portraying himself as the savior for Ghana’s economic woes. Appearing on Good Moring Ghana today, Thursday, May 5, 2022, Okoe Boye noted that John Mahama has nothing to offer and cautioned Ghanaians that it will be dangerous to give John Mahama another term.
The chief executive officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Okoe Boye boldly revealed in November 2021 that the difference between Bawumia and Mahama when it comes to the management of the economy is like day and night. He revealed that former President John Mahama comes nowhere close to Bawumia when it comes to economics and digitalization.
Please like and share this article. Don't forget to leave a comment below. Please follow me for more updates. The Chief Executive of National Health Insurance Scheme who also happens to be a leading member of the ruling New Patriotic Party has revealed serious secrets about Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia that in Obengnews’ opinion, can make Ghanaians very angry.
The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, at the launch of the 2021 National Health Insurance Week, lauded President Akufo Addo for directing the National Health Insurance Scheme to add four childhood cancers to the NHIS benefit package. Reacting to the expansion of the National Health Insurance Scheme package to include childhood cancers, a communication team member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Gabriella Tetteh, has said that for once, she will commend the government and President Akufo Addo for adding the treatment of childhood cancers into the NHIS benefit package.
The introduction of the National Identification card, also know as the Ghana Card, has been posited by government to be the needed drive for promoting systematic change in citizen identification in Ghana. To this end, government has sought to push for the usage of Ghana Card as means of identification in accessing public services including telecommunication and financial services.
Ahafo Regional Minister, Hon. George Boakye has announced that the current Akufo-Addo government after the creation of the Ahafo Region has deepened decentralization, bringing the government more closely to the people than before. Briefing the press through the Information Ministry, the Minister said the government in its efforts to deepen decentralization and support the Ahafo Region’s capacity has initiated a couple of projects to make it feasible.
The National Health Insurance Scheme now covers the cost of Hydroxyurea, a medication used to treat sickle cell anemia, as well as treatment for children malignancies (NHIS). Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, vice president, who made the announcement, said: "We have started with four pediatric cancers for now, but we are determined to expand in due course.
John Agyekum Kufour is a former President of the Republic of Ghana. In the fourth republic, he stood as the New Patriotic Party’s Candidate. He became President when he won the 2000 general elections. Having served eight years in power for NPP, he retired from politics.
When the NPP came into power in 2000, one of their flagship programs was the National Health Insurance Scheme. Women especially pregnant ones find it difficult to pay bills after delivery. Some don't attend hospital at all due to the fact that they couldn't afford prenatal and antenatal charges. The NPP government alleviated this struggle for the people. The John Mahama NDC being the man of the people knew that the NHIS program also need hospitals and clinics to support. From 2012 to 2016, record number of hospitals
Until recently , renewal of The National Health Insurance Scheme membership has been a “survival of the fittest” .One had to wake up at dawn and join a long queue before being able to renew his or her expired membership.Fortunately, the National Health Insurance Authority have solved the problem by introducing the mobile renewal service that allows members to renew their membership without any stress or hassle.
Ranking member at Parliamentary Select Committee on Health, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, on May 10, 2022 made damning allegations against the NHIS, claiming that it is on the verge of collapsing. The Member of Parliament even urged the government to scrap the Scheme so that Ghanaians can pay and get quality health care.
The National Health insurance is a scheme by the government to help all Ghanaians to visit any government clinic or hospital without any charge or any kind. Most people are being charged even after having an active National Health Card. Some pay huge sums of money for medicines and injections.
Private health providers on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) have threatened to revert to the cash and carry system if the government does not clear the accumulated arrears spanning several months. This was made known by Samuel Boakye Donkor, Vice President of the Private Health Facilities Association of Ghana, who spoke to Citi News on 8th March 2022.
Bridling Talents for Rural Development (HATAFORD), a non-legislative association (NGO) in the Jirapa Municipality, has engaged the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to make Family Planning items and administrations accessible to youths. HATAFORD clarified that Family Planning items and administrations were not open and moderate to young people in the rustic networks and locale in the Upper West Region.
National Health Insurance Scheme is one of the social intervention policies which has helped a lot of Ghanaians in assessing free and if not free less expensive access to health. About half of Ghana's population have registered onto the National Health Insurance Scheme. The National Health Insurance Authority has earlier today revealed that they will soon be replacing the NHIS card with the Ghana Card.
Ghana celebrates its 64th independence anniversary tomorrow.Ghana is one of the leading countries of Africa, partly because of its considerable natural wealth and partly because it was the first African country south of the Sahara to achieve independence from colonial rule.