NHIA Executive Management supplies more operational vehicles to District Offices | 2/22/2024

In the continued fulfillment of a renewed pledge to expand the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) operations, Executive Management has distributed more operational vehicles to some regional and district offices.

During a recent visit to the five (5) regions of the north, the outgoing National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Chief Executive, Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye handed over seven newly procured NHIS-branded Toyota Pickup vehicles to the management of some regional and district offices in the Northern Region.

The beneficiary districts are Saboba, Chereponi, Tamale South, Central Gonja, Tolon, Northern Regional Office and Wa West. 

The latest development formed part of a broader agenda by Executive Management to accelerate NHIS frontline staff movement to hard-to-reach communities.

Addressing staff at the handing-over ceremony in Tamale, Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye implored management of the beneficiary regions and districts to ensure that the vehicles were well-maintained.

Executive Management's working visit 

Dr. Okoe-Boye's team embarked on a four-day working visit to the Upper West, Upper East Savannah, North East, and Northern Regions. 

Government Appointees engagement 

During the tour, Dr. Okoe-Boye interacted with Regional Ministers and some selected Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs).

Staff interactionsIn each region, the Chief Executive’s team interacted with the NHIS regional and district management teams and encouraged frontline staff to go the extra mile and increase the Scheme’s active membership enrollments.

Projects inauguration

The outgoing NHIA Boss and now the Health Minister-designate, inaugurated newly built NHIS regional and district offices at Damongo in the Savannah Region, Lambusie-Daffiama-Issa and Lawra districts in the Upper West Region, Mamprugu-Moagduri district in the North East Region, Pusiga, Tempane and Zebila districts in the Upper East Region.

Positive Outcomes

Chiefs and other key stakeholders in the beneficiary communities thanked the NHIA Executive Management for solving some of the NHIS operational challenges and renewed their commitment to ensure an increase of the NHIS active membership in their localities. 


Dr. Okoe-Boye's entourage comprised the NHIA Deputy Chief Executive in charge of Administration and Human Resources, Dr. Yaa Pokuaa Baiden (Mrs.), and the Deputy Chief Executive of Operations, Louisa Atta-Agyemang (Mrs.).The rest were the Director of Private Health Insurance Schemes (PHIS) Directorate, Alhaji Hudu Issah, the Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Oswald Essuah-Mensah, the Director, Membership and Regional Operations, Mr. Oti Frimpong, the NHIA Northern Belt Director, Mr. Titus Sorey, Executive Assistant to the NHIA Chief Executive, Mr. Gabriel Osei and other senior staff from the Head office.