The Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Scheme, NEIHIS on Tuesday March 3, was officially launched and unveiled to members of the entertainment and media industry at the Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos.
Flagging off the business of the day, Seun Apara, coordinator of the scheme, took the attendees through some of the processes and challenges the organizing team had undergone before arriving at the final stage of unveiling.
“Today is a day to announce to our industry that easy and affordable healthcare is now available to them throughout the 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory. We are happy that after a year of trying to institutionalize proper and organized health care delivery system to our industry, we are glad that we have moved several mile stones beyond where we started,” he said.
Tosin Awosika, MD/CEO of Healthcare International, spoke highly of the Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Scheme while also commending the initiators for their doggedness and determination to bring the scheme to fruition.
“With all the hard labour and selfless sacrifices that has been put into bringing this scheme to existence, I expect everybody in this industry to enroll to it and enjoy the immense benefits,” Awosika said.
The event, which was hosted by exceptional comedian, Koffi also had in attendance influential media practitioners and top executives of partner HMOs from Healthcare International and United Healthcare International. The roll call includes; Tosin Awosika, MD/CEO of Healthcare International, Omola Ayegbusi, Head of Corporate Planning for Healthcare, Segun Akere, GM of United Healthcare and his assistant, Ayodeji Dada.
Also present at the media unveiling are some of the industry’s heavy weights like; DJ Jimmy Jatt, ace comedian Gbenga Adeyinka, Tony Okoroji, Chairman of Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, Patrick Doyle, actor cum broadcaster, Yemi Solade, Popular actor, Efe Omorogbe, CEO of Now Muzik, Cally Ikpe, Founder of Nigeria Music Video Awards, Raw Nwanne, and many others.Follow Us on Social Media