The Kaduna State government is committed to achieving universal health
coverage for citizens of Kaduna State as part of his drive for human
The Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe disclosed this at the flagging
off of the identification and enrolment exercise for the commencement
of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) program in Kaduna
State on Monday.
Dr Balarabe promised that the first set of 40,000 beneficiaries within
the target groups of children under five years, pregnant women, the
elderly, people living with disabilities, will be identified and
enrolled at no cost to them.
She said the establishment of the Kaduna State Contributory Health
Management Authority (KADCHMA) reflects the government’s commitment to
ensure greater access to healthcare by the people of Kaduna state.
KADCHMA, she said, has recorded remarkable achievements which include
the ‘’enrollment of about 400,000 beneficiaries into the State
Contributory Health Scheme.’’