The Oyo State Health insurance Agency (OYSHIA) has disclosed that residents of Ogungbade community, in Egbeda Local Government Area, will start accessing healthcare at their primary health center this December.
The executive secretary of the agency, Dr Sola Akande, made the disclosure while speaking on a radio programme.
He said Ogungbade community has enrolled 5000 people into the scheme via the community-based health insurance.
“The community health-based insurance is still ongoing and presently we are empowering one of our communities that have reached 5000 lives. The Ogungbade community is coming on board and from December, they will begin to access care. We have started enrolling them and their ID cards will be ready this month,” he said.
Akande also said that the basic healthcare provision form is still ongoing and it is free.
He added that it is for the indigent pregnant women that have no source of income, their children and the aged in the society.
The executive secretary encouraged those that have enrolled in health insurance scheme across the 33 local government areas in the state to go and collect their identity cards so as to start accessing healthcare.