• Other Stakeholders
    1. International Organizations and Collaborating Partners

    Their role includes the provision of technical and financial support to ensure the successful implementation of the Scheme, especially among the urban self-employed, rural communities, permanently disabled persons, children under-five tertiary institutions and voluntary contributors.

        2. Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

    These organizations will assist in the areas of sensitization and mass mobilization to ensure adequate participation.

        3. Community Leaders

    They will assist in community mobilization and coordination.

        4. The Media

    The media will assist in sensitization, assist health providers to disseminate knowledge of the Scheme and guarantee mass participation. 

        5.  Banks

    Banks’ responsibilities under the Scheme include:

    a)  Take custody of all the funds accruing to the HMOs affiliated to  it;

    b)  Ensure the safety of all funds for the operation of the


    b)  Provide on request, by the NHIS, information on the accounts    

    of an HMO with the knowledge of the HMO

    c)   Forward monthly statement of accounts of the HMOs on

    d)  Authorization by the HMOs to the NHIS. 

       6.  Insurance Companies

    Insurance companies are to provide cover (malpractice and indemnity insurance) for Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) in the Scheme. 

       7.  Insurance Brokers

    To coordinate and ensure that HMOs and healthcare providers take up indemnity insurance cover.    NHIS accredited Insurance Brokers will monitor and ensure compliance by accredited HMOs,  healthcare providers and the insurance companies. 

    8.  Professional bodies

    Professional bodies will assist in sensitization and mobilization of health professionals, as well guarantee their participation.