Kaduna Government Enrols 136,507 Poor Informal Sector Into Health Insurance Scheme

The Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority, KADCHMA says it has enrolled over 136,000 poor and vulnerable population and informal sector into its health insurance scheme.

KADCHMA Head of Administration and Finance, Suleiman Mustapha announced this in Kaduna, at a one-day Roundtable Dialogue on maternal and child health.

The dialogue was organised by the Maternal and Child Health-Civil Society, MCH-CS Partnership with support from Save the Children International.

The Executive Secretary of the Authority, Abubakar Hassan explained that KADCHMA was established in February 2018 and commenced provision of health services in June 2020.

In her remarks, Chairperson, Maternal and Child Health-Civil Society Partnership, Dorcas Adeyemi said the objective of the dialogue was to share updates on key mandates and programmes of selected health agencies.