The Oyo State Health Insurance Agency recently played host to Ondo State Contributory Health Commission team who were on a three-day study tour to the Agency to understudy, and learn the innovations that has helped OYSHIA as an Agency made developmental strides in the health sector.

The Director General, Mr. Abiodun Oyeneyin who led the team alongside the Consultant to the Ondo State Governor on Health Insurance, Dr. Funsho Ani commended the great work that OYSHIA has done in the state and how the Agency have changed the face of Health Insurance Management vis-a-vis the development of Primary Health Care Centers in the state.

 In his remarks he extolled the leadership of the Executive Secretary Dr. Sola Akande stating that the Executive Secretary with his passion and commitment have been able to navigate all manners of obstacle to bring affordable and accessible health care to the formal and informal sector of the state.

Photo showing the Executive Secretary (OYSHIA) Dr. Sola Akande (Middle) alongside the ODCHC Study Tour Team
Ondo State study tour team in a photograph session with Executive Secretary of OYSHIA

The Director General of ODCHC, reiterated the need to have a regional integration whereby people can receive basic and affordable health care in any of the sister states in the South West region.

Reacting, The Executive Secretary in his response welcomed the group with open arms, and saluted the good works that the Ondo State Contributory Health Commission has done in the area of Basic Health Care Provision towards pregnant women and the vulnerable in Ondo State. The Executive Secretary took the group down memory lane on how The Oyo State Health Insurance Agency started out as an orphan and still remains the only Health Insurance Agency or commission that started out without no government intervention.

In his message to the team of ODCHC Dr. Olusola Akande admonished the team to support their DG in achieving the goals of the commission.

Executive Secretary of OYSHIA with the Special Adviser to Arakunrin Akeredolu on Health Insurance with the Director General of Ondo State Contributory Health Commission.

During their visit, the Ondo State Contributory Health Commission went on a tour to various departments within the Agency. On the last day of their study tour, they were taken round some of OYSHIA’s renovated facilities among areas visited was the Staff Clinic Secretariat Ibadan.

They thereafter journeyed back to the sunshine state.

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