The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and Information Management.

  • O.O. Lawal The University library, University of Calabar, Calabar.


This paper examines the establishment of the Nigerian National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in response to expressed need for improvement in Primary health care delivery. The role of international agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in providing support for the implementation of the NHIS objectives was also analysed. Te study concludes by focusing on aspects of information management on health services especially within the construct of Health Insurance Scheme.

Key Words: Health Information Management, Health Insurance, Social Health System

[Mary Slessor Jnl of Medicine Vol.3(1) 2003: 13-18]

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