Information reaching NGScholars.com has it that the Authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have launched an enhanced Insurance Policy for all the students of the Institution. This shows UNILAG Management’s commitment to students’ welfare
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Rahamon A. Bello disclosed this on Friday, February 22, 2013 while addressing the students on the Launch of Students’ Insurance Policy. He said three Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) have been contracted to undertake the policy for all the students of the University, namely: Clearline Care Ltd; Mediplan Health Care Ltd. and International United Healthcare.
Professor Bello said the insurance policy was meant to protect the lives of the students of the institution anywhere they might found themselves.
His words, “ Today ’s occasion is unique, unique in the sense that UNILAG is the first Institution to launch this kind of policy in Lagos State. The University Management did not unilaterally take the decision. The Medical Center and the Dean of Student Affairs deliberated on the appointment of the HMOs for the insurance policy for the students”
The Vice-Chancellor reiterated the commitment of the Management to students’ welfare and urged the students to register with the HMO allocated to their respective Faculties.
Below is a break-down of the HMOs and allotted Faculties:
1. The International United Healthcare: Undergraduates and graduate-students of the Faculties of Arts, Education, Law, Engineering and Pharmacy;
2. Clearline Health Care: Undergraduates and graduate-students of the Faculties of Business Administration, Social Sciences and Science; and
3. Mediplan Health Care Ltd: All students of the Foundation Programme, Distance Learning Institute and Faculty of Environmental Sciences.
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