Sunday, 13 October 2019

NHIS Now Covers Cancer Surgeries, Chemotherapy

National Health insurance Scheme (NHIS) Secretary, Prof. Mohammed Sambo, announced that some of the surgeries and chemotherapy are now covered under the Scheme. Prof. Sambo made this known while receiving the First Lady of Kebbi State, Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, who was working in Abuja Wednesday. He expressed concern about the high prevalence of cancer, noting that NHIS will continue to explore ways of working with public-spirited organizations and patients to increase support for cancer patients.

Prof. sambo explained the whole pleasure of the Scheme in its benefits package.


The ES said, innovative healthcare financing will open up resources for effective support for patients with capital-intensive conditions, such as cancer.


It is a non-governmental organization that is involved in the development of cancer prevention and cancer care. dedicated to funding for the vulnerable among us, as well as cancer patients. Prof Sambo Commended Dr. Shinkafi-Bagudu, who is also the founder of the Medicaid Cancer Foundation, who is selflessly and tirelessly over the years, by pushing so hard to help in the scourge of cancer while expressing the commitment of NIHS to work with the First Lady and her Foundation to ensure that

Dr. Shinkafi-Bagudu requested the support of NHIS in the various activities of the Foundation in the areas of cancer awareness, cancer screening, support for victims and advocacy. She expressed regret that most of the patients in the world of cancer, who is the challenge we must accept and rise up to face, noting that together we can do much.

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