The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), in pursuance of its statutory mandate to provide financial access to quality healthcare for all Nigerians, and in consonance with the provisions of the third pillar of its ongoing Rebranding Agenda, which is to accelerate the attainment of Universal Health Coverage in the country, has developed a new programme
Group, Individual and Family Social Health Insurance Programme (GIFSHIP).
The programme is designed to expand the space and provide coverage opportunity to Nigerians currently not covered under any health insurance programme in the country.
GIFSHIP is an omnibus with room for everyone, including Groups, Individuals, Families, Philanthropists, Religious and Community Leaders, Diasporans, Political Leaders, etc.
GIFSHIP, which is an improvement and expansion of the Vital Contributors Social Health Insurance Programme (VCSHIP), will be formally flagged off as follows:
Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020
Venue: Bornu-Anambra-Imo Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
The official Flag off will be performed by:
The Honourable Ministry of Health (Dr. Osagie E. Ehanire, FWACS, MD)