1 The Government has enroled 200 sickle cell patients on the Bauchi State Health Contributory Management Agency (BASCHMA) under the scheme’s vulnerable programme component.
2 Dr Mansur Dada, the Executive Secretary of the agency made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Bauchi.
3 He said that patients were registered at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, (ATBUTH).
4 ”This is to enable them have access to free medical services being rendered under the federal government’s Basic Health Care Provision, BHCPF programme through the scheme.
5 ”After a meeting with the management of the ATBUTH, beneficiaries are to access primary and secondary healthcare by Oct. 1,
”The government will pay N500.00 for each patient monthly,” he said.
6 Dada said the agency has so far enrolled 100 people from the informal sector in the state.