A two day quarterly review meeting aimed at enhancing the acquaintance of stakeholders on the operationalization of the Kaduna State Basic Health Care Provision Fund has ended with a challenge to participants to be more proactive in their approach health care delivery to the people.


The meeting which held simultaneously across the three Senatorial Zones of Kaduna State, drew representatives of all primary health care centers covered by the Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority, KADCHMA, in the state.



Declaring the meeting closed on Wednesday in Kafanchan, the Director General, Mallam Abubakar Hassan said the objectives of the meeting is also to discuss how to drive more informal enrollment into the Kaduna State Contributory Health System as well as to update participants on the modified Basic Health Care Provision Fund encounter tools.

Represented by the Team Lead Accreditation in KADCHMA, Pharmacist Yahaya Samaila Moses, commended the health care providers for the work they have been doing, even as he warned them against hoarding drugs meant for KADCHMA enrollees.

The DG noted that based on the reports the Authority received from Health Care providers, the highest ailment treated in the first quarter of 2023 is Malaria which has over twenty one thousand cases, followed by typhoid fever, recording about seven thousand, five hundred cases.


Speaking with Salama News in an interview shortly after the program, some of the participants appreciated the state government for introducing the health scheme which they noted has alleviated the problem of most vulnerable in the society.

They appealed to the Authority to look into the possibility of transferring enrollees back to health care providers closer to them to reduce the risks of not accessing healthcare on time.