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Austin College students pay study visit to NHIS|1/17/2019

A delegation of medical students from the Austin College, Texas, USA have paid a study visit to the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to understudy the structural operations of Ghana's health insurance scheme. They were received by the Chief Executive of the NHIA; Dr. Samuel Annor and some members of Management; Mr. Ben Kusi and Mrs. Vivian Addo-Cobbiah, Directors in charge of  Membership Regional/Operations and Quality Assurancerespectively who took them through the growth and developmental stages of the NHIS; Ghana’s social intervention programme, stating its success and challenges.Professor Mathias Akuoku, an Assistant Professor at the Austin College commended Ghana for the bold decision taken to introduce an inclusive health insurance scheme that assures basic healthcare for all.  He however opined that for Ghana to continue to sustain the scheme, it must ensure a robust and efficient financing module not neglecting the success the scheme has chalked so far.Also in attendance were some members of staff at the head office.


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