NHIS Daffiama Bussie Issa and Lawra district offices commissioned | 2/15/2024

The newly constructed National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) district offices in Daffiama-Bussie-Issa and Lawra have been officially commissioned. 

 On a working visit to the Upper West Region, the outgoing National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Chief Executive and now the Minister for Health designate, Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye on February 14, 2024, handed over the two offices to the beneficiary communities.  

At the inaugural ceremonies, Dr. Okoe-Boye said, "The Akufo Addo government is committed to ensuring that all citizens have access to quality and affordable healthcare services." 

"We have a government that supports the Ministries, Departments and Agencies to serve the people. I will ensure that enough health infrastructure will be expanded in the Upper West Region." 

He added, "I want to assure you that our staff will move to all corners of the region to ensure that all our people are covered by the NHIS." 

The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Hafiz Bin-Saleh congratulated Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye on his elevation as the substantive Minister designate for Health. 

"Nana Addo is satisfied with  my brother, Dr. Okoe Boye's stellar performance as NHIA Chief Executive, hence his elevation as the substantive Minister for Health."

 "Okoe Boye is a man of his word, and he delivers all his promises. I must indicate that almost all the promises he made to the people of the Upper West have been fulfilled."

 "The chiefs and people of the Upper West Region hold you in high esteem for making the NHIS vibrant and visible. You have demonstrated that you are a game changer. " 

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