After an extensive engagement with staff and other external key stakeholders, the new National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Chief Executive unveiled his vision to make the Authority the best public sector organization in Ghana.
Dr. Bernard OkoeBoye
s ambition is to empower staff, strengthen the NHIA brand, and leverage the organization’s resources to execute its strategic plan during his tenure.
“My vision is to make the NHIA, the most visible and reliable public organization with the most vibrant staff and I promise to evaluate the current structure of the Authority to make the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) more efficient.”
The former Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku constituency in the Greater Accra Region who was honored to have been appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa AkufoAddo to serve at the NHIA promised to invest in the areas of Digitization, Development, Data, Dissemination, and Decentralization.
With the devoted support of all staff and other key stakeholders, Dr. Okoe Boye is optimistic that the NHIS active membership will soar up, to augment the national agenda of attaining Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by the year 2030.
On Digitization, he hailed the Authority`s transition towards a paperless regime and pointed at the Mobile Renewal platform, electronic cash payments, online credentialing, NHIS, and Ghana cards linkage among others.
He said NHIA will be expanded to more digitally accessible public sector organizations to improve accountability, transparency, and social auditing.
Ph.D. to drive growth in all aspects of the agency’s operations. Bernard OkoeBoye empowers staff on capacity-building projects, which motivate them and increase their loyalty to the organization.
NHIA Boss states that senior management will continue to leverage data and analytics to reduce the costs associated with operating NHIS.
Dr. Okoe Boye emphasized the need to disseminate information to the public effectively and in a timely manner through appropriate communication channels.
In the field of decentralization, he explained that all employees are given more say in decision-making in order to improve their conceptual, interpersonal, and technical skills.
By his appointment, on May 3, 2022, the NHIA Board elected Hong. Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye. In accordance with Article 14 (1) of the National Health Care Act of 2012 (Law 852), his appointment was made by Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Osei Opare. At a meeting with senior management at headquarters, NHIA Chairman of the Board Dr. Ernest K.P. Kwarko introduced him. Bernard Okoe Boye takes office.
The Chairman of the Board described the new CEO as a good successor and encouraged management and employees to do their best to assist him in carrying out his duties.
Lydia Dosen Selby, the youngest chief executive officer of NHIA, has been posted by Dr. 2019, former Assistant Secretary of Health and Welfare. Dr Bernard Okoe Boye attended the NHIA Board of Directors and chaired several Strategic Committee meetings.