Lagos takes health insurance to grassroots

To deepen access to health insurance, the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) has launched the Ilera Eko divisional office, at the Ikorodu General Hospital, Ikorodu, Lagos. Efforts are afoot to open more offices in other divisions of Lagos, LASHMA said.
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DO YOUNG AND HEALTHY LAGOSIANS NEED HEALTH INSURANCE?

In the twilight of his administration, former Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, signed the law establishing the Lagos State Health Scheme into Law. This law made it compulsory for all residents of Lagos state (irrespective of age, sex, social, economic or health status) to have a type of health insurance. Health insurance…
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FINANCING YOUR CHILDBIRTH THROUGH ILERA EKO

Nigeria is one of the countries with the highest rate of maternal mortality globally1. The major factor that has attributed to this high rate of maternal mortality is poverty2, which has continually worsened by the increased cost of commodities and healthcare costs in the country3. Financial expenses incurred during pregnancy have therefore become a major…
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