Defence Health Maintenance Limited, the leading Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) in Nigeria has officially entered into partnership with the Sokoto State Government by registering as a Third Party Administrator with the Sokoto State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (SOCHEMA). SOCHEMA, a newly formed Agency is charged with actualizing Universal Health Coverage for all residents of Sokoto.
The formal partnership was commenced with the visit to SOCHEMA heaquarters by a team from DHML. DHML team consist of Ayodeji A Ogbonda, the representative of the MD/CEO, Steven Edoh, The DHML Sokoto state manager among other staff. They were received by Dr. Amamatu Yusuf, the special Adviser to the Governor on SOCHEMA and the DG of SOCHEMA.
DHML Officials Meeting With the SA and DG of SOCHEMA in Sokoto
With this development, DHML is expected to play a major role toward the attainment of the universal Health Coverage in Sokoto State when the state\'s contributory healthcare programme fully commence.