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Diasporian News of Tuesday, 27 May 2008


Health Insurance Boss Calls On Ghacif Executives In Paris.

Mr. Ras BOATENG, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has paid a technical visit to the Ghanaian Community in France Rep. Council last 20/05/2008. The meeting took place at SOFITEL Hotel Champs-Elysées in Paris. A welcome address was read by Officer George QUIST GHACIF Political advisor.

The CEO was in France to attend a meeting on Ghana's Health Insurance with World Bank officials. He took the same opportunity to meet GHACIF and hand over with thanks a transparent report on GHACIF sponsorship of the needy for health insurance premiums. He said GHACIF is the pioneer donor to the Scheme. He said others have since then followed the example. The report was received by GHACIF Vice-President Mr. John Kennedy KYEREMEH who read a message of appreciation.

The GHACIF President, Hon OSEI-MENSAH chaired the meeting and asked all questions on the NHIS. After a complete tour of Paris, a dinner was held for the CEO at Top Restaurant at Bastille to express gratitude on behalf of Ghanaians in France for the great work he is doing with regard to the implementation the NHIS.

Kwame SARPONG-DUMORINE, GHACIF webmaster did the media coverage with our newsmen. A complete video and a written documentary with Mr. Ras BOATENG will be showcased soon on