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Gov. Akeredolu Launches Basic Health Care Provision Fund Today

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By femzylife | self meida writer
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203 Primary Healthcare Facilities across the state will serve as the entry point to provide health services to the beneficiaries.

As a way of ensuring affordable health care by residents, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will today launch the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund programme, a product of the state Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC) in Akure, the state capital.

The Poor and the Vulnerables across the 18 local government area are expected to benefit from it.

Speaking with The Hope General Manager of the commission, Dr. Abiodun Oyeneyin revealed that not less than 20,000 residents will be privileged to become beneficiaries of the package.

He explained that with it in place,beneficiaries will have access to healthcare all through the year at no cost for covered services.

Speaking further, he said; “the entry point is the Primary Healthcare Facilities (1 PHC Per Political Ward) Referrals will be made to Secondary Healthcare facilities if required.

Oyeneyin who stated that it is fully funded by a collaboration between the State & Federal Government, noted that the commission has earlier launched the Abiyamo Maternal & Child Health Insurance Scheme (AMCHIS) where about 14,000 residents of the state have benefited from.

According to him, 2,827 babies have been delivered including 795 caesarian sections adding that “we have had 80 Twins, one Triplets and one Quadruplets.

However, he said that the scheme for the formal & informal sectors is in pipeline adding that arrangements are in top gear for the scheme for public servants.

Top government functionaries, representatives of Partners & Civil Society Organisations among others are expected to grace the occasion

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