NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME (NHIS) NHIS/STAFF CLINIC

Dr. Sule Omeiza Yakub, MBBS, FMCFM                                                  
  Dr. Sule Omeiza Yakub, MBBS, FMCFM

  Consultant family physician
  Address: National Orthopedic Hospital,
  P.M.B 3087, Dala-Kano
  E-mail: doctoromeiaza95@yahoo.com
  Phone number: +234-7039629227
  Office number: +234-64-640003/ext 402

 









PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS)    

Fellow of national postgraduate medical college of Nigeria.(FMCFM) 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND WITH DATE

Abdulaziz Attah Memorial College, Okene 1993

University of Ilorin 2001

Fellow of Postgraduate Medical college of Nigeria,

Family Medicine (FMFCM) 2015

Working Experience

Head of NHIS Clinic, National Orthopedic Hospital Dala, Kano. 2013 to date

Program me Manager, friends Global Health initiatives of Nigeria,

National Orthopedic Hospital, Dala, Kano 2014 to date

Chief Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano 2012-2013

Medical Officer in charge of General Hospital Basari, Katsina state 2006-2007

Medical Officer in charge of General Hospital Baure, Katsina state 2005-2007

Medical Officer in charge of General Hospital Daura, Katsina state 2004-2005

NYSC at MCH Clinic, Mai-Aduwa local Government Area, Katsina. 2003-2004

Internship at University of Illorin Teaching Hospital, Illorin 2002-2003

PUBLICATION

Utilization of staff clinic facility in a Northwest Nigeria hospital –emerging challenges for the National Health Insurance Scheme in South Africa family Practice Journal, 2015.

Hobbies

Teaching, Reading and Research

 

 ABOUT THE UNIT

 BRIEF HISTORY AND FUNCTIONS OF NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME (NHIS) NHIS/STAFF CLINIC

Staff clinic has been in existence since 1980 when the hospital was handed over to the orthopedic Hospital Management board. The clinic was initially located adjacent to the old account. The consultation period was 8am – 4pm on working days between 1980 and 1985. The clinic had Four (4) staff consisting of medical office in-charge Dr. (Mrs.) Evelyn L. Vera resigned and expatriated back to Philippine in 1983

Dr. (Mrs.) Mokelu Mary became the medical officer in-charge of the clinic in 1985. In 2006, the Hospital was accredited to offer both primary/secondary Healthcare under National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Hence, the clinic became NHIS/Staff clinic.

Dr. (Mrs.) Anako C.C. became the medical officer in-charge of the clinic in 2006 following retrenchment of Dr. (Mrs.). Mokelu Mary in 2006 public service reform.

In 2007, the staff strength of the clinic increased to eight (8) with employment of three (3) medical officers and posting of one (1) Assisting Chief Nursing officer. Hence, the consultation period in the clinic was extended to 9:00pm daily including weekend.

In September, 2010, NHIS/Staff Clinic was relocated to a segment of the current school of Orthopedic cast technology. Additional Three (3) medical officers; three (3) Nurses and two (2) Attendants were employed thereby increasing to the staff strength to fifteen (15). The clinic stated full coverage of 24 hours/day and 7 days/week.

In June 2013, the clinic was finally relocated to the current NHIS/Staff clinic complex, with nine (9) bed health care facility. The current staff strength is up to Thirty (30). Dr Suleiman Yakubu was appointed as the head of NHIS in December 2013

The functions of the clinic include but not limited to the following

  •        Antenatal Care/Delivery/Post natal care
  •        Outpatient and inpatient care for NHIS enrollees/staff and their families
  •        Outpatient and patient care for orthopedic patients with medical conditions
  •         Inpatient/outpatient general medical care for the members of the
              neighbouring community
  •         Minor surgeries
  •         Annual/periodic medical examination
  •         Family planning
  •         Immunization
  •         Wound dressing
  •         ECG investigation
  •         Continuing medical education/presentations