Kaduna state contributory Health management authority said it has concluded it plans to enrol secondary school student into its health insurance scheme.
The authority’s Formal Sector Team Lead, Abubakar Saidu, made this known on Saturday in Zaria at the close of the two days meeting.
Saidu said student will be enrolled in the insurance policy beginning with boarding school student.
According to him, the medical fees being paid by the students will serve as the insurance premium, which would be paid to KADCHMA.
“The aim is to provide access to quality, affordable, equitable healthcare services to all residents of Kaduna State without financial barriers”.
“So far, KADCHMA has enrolled 521,096 persons in the health insurance scheme as part of efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage,” he said.
Yatai reminded media partners of their commitments to give voice to children, influence social and behavioural change through awareness creation and public mobilisation for the protection of children and hold the government to account.