Sunday , May 9 2021

HEALTH

COVID-19: Edo vaccinates over 33,800 community leaders, health workers, others …urges compliance with guidelines to contain pandemic

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has vaccinated over 33, 819 persons in the state’s local government councils with the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, as part of efforts to contain the pandemic. Edo State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi, gave the charge during the daily virtual meeting of …

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Edo enrolls over 9,604 elderly, pregnant women, others into Health Insurance Scheme

Benin City – The Edo State Health Insurance Commission has registered over 9,604 elderly, physically challenged, pregnant women and other vulnerable persons to benefit from the Equity Plan of the Edo State Health Insurance Scheme (EdoHIS). Director General, Edo Health Insurance Commission, Dr. Amegor Rock, disclosed this while addressing journalists …

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COVID-19: Edo intensifies active case search, sample collection in 18 LGAs …records steady decline in case positivity, fatality rates

The Edo State Government has intensified active case search and targeted sample collection and testing activities for coronavirus (COVID-19) across the state’s 18 local councils, as part of efforts to totally contain the pandemic and protect residents. Edo State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi disclosed this during the daily …

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Edo accredits 21 healthcare facilities for Health Insurance Scheme in 3 LGAs

The Edo State Health Insurance Commission has accredited 21 healthcare facilities to provide accessible, affordable and quality healthcare services to beneficiaries of the State Health Insurance Scheme. Addressing journalists, Director General, Edo State Health Insurance Commission, Dr. Rock Amegor, said the scheme will assist the residents by reducing out-of- pocket …

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