Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has implemented the viable healthcare insurance scheme for the purpose of improving the health standard of Nigerians at large.
According to Governor Godwin, he said that the viable healthcare insurance scheme will also help the nation by attracting new investors into the health care sector.
Godwin made this notice during a brief meeting with the National Executive of the Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) at the Edo state government house on Friday.
The governor said that the health sector of the state is his number one priority, noting that “We should ensure and emphasise on having a viable, effective and formidable healthcare insurance scheme system in Nigeria. It is only when we have this in place that we can begin to attract the requisite investment to the healthcare system.”
The governor also said that his administration is mainly focusing on the healthcare sector to enable the state government to eradicate Chronic illness.
He noted, “We are deploying resources to ensure we have a robust healthcare system at the primary healthcare level.”