The spokesperson on Health for the NDC’s manifesto committee has said a percentage of revenue accrued from oil transactions will be used to fund the free primary healthcare policy promised by the party.
Sylvester Mensah who used to head the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) stated that the oil revenue will be complemented with other sources of funding.
The proposed policy of free primary healthcare was promised in the NDC manifesto dubbed “The People’s Manifesto: Jobs and Progress for all.”
Giving more details in an interview on Prime Morning Wednesday, Mr Mensah said, the Health Insurance Act, Act 852 of 2012 will be enforced to ensure that levies collected by the Finance Ministry are deposited within a month into the Health Insurance Fund.
He assured Ghanaians that the policy featured in the NDC manifesto would not suffer the fate of the NHIA’s ‘One Time Premium’ promise which did not see …