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Free NHIS Registration for Poor in Subin


THE NEW Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Subin in Kumasi, Eugene Boakye Antwi, has said very poor people, the aged and pensioners in his Constituency, who are cash-strapped, would be registered freely with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

This forms part of has outlined plans Eugene Boakye Antwi has outlined to boost healthcare delivery of his constituents.

According to him, he has decided to roll out an effective programme whereby all residents of Subin, whether rich or poor, would have free access to healthcare thereby enhancing their living conditions.

“I am considering coming out with a positive programme very soon whereby all residents of Subin, can at all times get access to proper healthcare delivery, which help boost their health status.

“This programme will see people in the constituency, who have been identified to be extreme poor, the aged and pensioners, who cannot register on their own, being registered freely with the NHIS”.

Eugene Boakye Antwi was speaking to newsmen when he toured the Subin District NHIS Office at Adum, to inspect facilities and the delivery of the NHIS in the constituency in recent times.

The Subin Lawmaker described the NHIS as one of the positive social intervention programmes ever to happen to the people of Ghana, as the positive policy has helped to boost health status of the people.

“The NHIS has helped to reduce deaths as the scheme now covers about 90 percent of all diseases in this country”, Hon. Boakye Antwi stated, adding that the NHIS is a laudable social intervention policy.

By: Akwasi Boakye

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