Recent Developments
Assent of the health insurance bill which mandates the scheme for all residents in both formal and informal sectors in the state
The State Government encourages the improvement and development of medical facilities such as medical parks
Government has entered into agreement with Consortium of private investors for the establishment of a Medical Park.
The Public-Private Partnerships Projects currently operating successfully in the health sector include the following;
Public-private Partnership arrangement for healthcare:

There are opportunities for PPP in several of the healthcare service delivery in the State such as provision of Laboratory Services, Radio diagnostic and Therapeutic Services

Blood Screening services
Pharmacy Services at some General Hospitals in the State
Mortuary Services:

There are 3 private mortuary providers currently operating in 5 General Hospitals in the State

Healthcare Facility Management:

The management of the Infrastructures in the health facilities in terms of cleaning services and equipment maintenance

Investing Opportunities in Health
Clinical Services
Intramural practice
Management of Human resource for health
Restorative and rehabilitation (e.g Physiotherapy etc)
Primary health care
Contracting not-for- profit organizations
Provision of healthcare services in under-served and rural areas
Prevention and treatment for certain priority diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS
Non-Clinical Support Services
Ambulance services
Maintenance of clinical equipment
Amenity wards
Cleaning/Ground Maintenance (Domestic)
Engineering Maintenance including Power, water supply
Record Keeping
Revenue Collection ( including by banking sector)
Management of health facilities
Information technology and technology transfer
Health Promotion and Advocacy
Raising awareness about health consumer rights, Contracting NGOs for community mobilization and outreach
Using mass media - to disseminate essential health facts, and serve as a means of information exchange and dialogue
Promoting quality recognition
Supportive Clinical Services
Diagnostics (Radiology, Laboratory)
Training (for all professional cadres)
Franchising of components services
Build operate and transfer (BOT) options