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Asantehene expresses confidence in new NHIS Boss

NHIS boss Dr. Yaw Annor (r) paying homage to Otumfuor Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene (seated)

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has expressed confidence in the Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority, Dr Samuel Yaw Annor to improve the scheme which is in a critical condition.

He made this revelation when Dr. Annor and other functionaries of the NHIA paid a courtesy call on him during the observation of Awukudae at the Manhyia Palace last Wednesday.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu expressed appreciation for the visit and admonished Dr. Annor to keep faith with Ghanaians and work hard to meet their expectations. He conveyed his hope in the new leadership of the NHIA to manage the health care insurance to the benefit of all Ghanaians.

Accompanying the Chief Executive, were Prof. Adu-Gyamfi and some directors of the scheme in the Ashanti Region.

Dr. Annor was at the Manhyia Palace to seek the blessing and support of Manhyia Palace in implementing the vision of his Excellency, President Akufo-Addo.

The NHIS is currently in a critical situation and owes its service providers arrears of over One billion Ghana Cedis.

By 3news.com|Ghana

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