Tag Archives: Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby

Tackling the Challenge of Financial Sustainability: Ghana’s NHIA

Since its establishment in September 2003, Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has captured the global health community’s attention as one of the most ambitious plans for universal health coverage in Africa. From modest growth of mutual health organization schemes to a rapidly scaled-up national program, the NHIS covers an estimated 35% of the population. A […]


Ghana Health Insurance Officials Hone Monitoring and Evaluation Skills

Over the past decade, Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has grown from a handful of community-based health insurance schemes into a formal scheme covering over 9.8 million people (more than 35 percent of the population). Despite this success, the NHIS has struggled to establish a robust system of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and to […]

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