In pursuance of its mandate, DAWN Commission in collaboration with the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA) facilitated a strategic meeting of the Heads of Southwest Health Insurance Agencies.
The meeting which was held yesterday at the Dipo Famakinwa Conference Room at the Commission’s Office, Ibadan, explored different Regional Health Insurance strategies for achieving Universal Health Coverage in Southwest Nigeria.
Upon the conclusion of the meeting, it was resolved amongst others that a Mutual Continuity Agreement, an approach to achieving regional health insurance, should be adopted in the Region.
A Community of Practice (CoP) will be created to develop an implementation framework for the Regional Health Insurance Scheme and consider other issues as it affects Health Insurance Agencies in the Southwest.
DAWN Commission also committed to sharing the peculiar challenges and obstacles facing Southwest Health Insurance Agencies with the Executive Governors for their consideration.