Ogun Free Medical Services launched in Ifo Local Government

Ogun State government in furtherance to ensure qualitative medical services has also launched the Araya Scale up free health Scheme at Info local government of the State.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye stated that it is important for the Scheme to be launched in the council area considering the affection the government of the state has for his populace.

Also at the event are the Senate Committee Chairman on Health, Senator Lanre Tejuoso, The Olu of Ifo, Oba Samuel Oladipupo, Oba Afolabi Showunmi, Olu of Ibogun and SA to the Governor on Health Issues Dr. Babafemi Adenuga.

Scale-up of Araya is particularly a Community base health Insurance Scheme for pregnant women and children under five years of age.

The scheme had been launched in Ilaro, Ijebu Ode, Ijebu North and many other Local government area in the state. Beneficiaries are to be treated for free till the expiration of their premium as paid by the State government.

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