Members of staff of the Hospitals Management Board have been enrolled into the Ogun State Health Insurance Scheme (OGSHIA) to enjoy the benefits that come with the scheme.
Speaking at the enrollment programme, the Permanent Secretary, Hospitals Management Board, Dr. Olayinka disclosed that the enrollment is a part of the health palliative of government for the people of the State as a perfect way of ensuring adequate preparation for medical emergencies.
Dr. Elemide while advising members of staff to key into the scheme, noted that the high cost of medical treatment is one of the major causes of avoidable deaths adding that keying into the scheme would help citizens to be able to access health care services that their financial capability may not be able to cover with little subscription.
Dr Elemide who encouraged staffers of the the Board to take their health care in their hands by embracing the program used the avenue to reach out to the general public to take full advantage of the health insurance program.
The Director of Administration Supplies, Hospitals Management Board, Mr. Muyiwa Ojo while welcoming the members of staff to the event admonished them to be ambassadors of the program by encouraging others to key into the scheme.
In their separate interview, some of the beneficiaries, Mrs. Titilayo Taiwo and Mr. Sanusi Sulaimon expressed their gratitude to the state government for bringing the program to the workers noting that it is a welcome development.