16 January 2012
This disclosure was made by the
governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha during an interactive meeting with members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) at their secretariat in Owerri last week. During the meeting, the governor said that the State government will introduce a Health Insurance Policy in the State which will take care of the health needs of the citizens. Imo State
According to the governor, the State government has approved the payment of the new Medical Salary Structure to doctors in the State in fulfillment of the agreement between the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the government. He enjoined them to queue into his vision of making
great and prosperous. Imo State
Speaking further, Governor Rochas Okorocha said that with effect from March 2012, subventions would no longer be given to the Health sector. He therefore urged Doctors to work towards initiating ideas that would enable them pay their workers and offer qualitative services to their patients.