Yobe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency

Yobe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (YSCHMA) was established by the Yobe State Law No. 7 of 2019 to implement the Yobe State Contributory Healthcare Scheme. The Scheme is an institutional framework for improving advance healthcare financing through contributions, premiums or taxes paid into a common pool to make access to healthcare services easier by all residents of Yobe State.


The efficient and effective path to the attainment of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).


To fast-track the achievement of Universal Health Coverage and reduce out of pocket expenditure, reduce out of pocket expenditure, increase efficiency, equity, and effectiveness in healthcare delivery through effective pooling of resources and strategies purchasing of qualitative and affordable healthcare services to all citizens.

Core Values

Integrity: We are committed to providing coverage for the approved health service package to our enrollees.

Professionalism: We keep to the ethics of quality, safety, and confidentiality for our enrollees.

Efficiency: We deploy all available resources to ensure value for money.

Accountability: We are transparent and to all our stakeholders.

Client-Centred: Our enrolees are the most important.

our services

formal sector Programme

informal sector programme

basic healthcare provision fund Programme

Equity programme


Principal Beneficiaries Enrolled
Beneficiaries Enrolled
Registered Healthcare Providers
Lives Impacted
Communities Reached

Our Team

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Dr. Muhammed Lawan Gana Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Health and Human Services
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Dr. Babagana Tijjani Executive Secretary
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Suleiman Dauda Director Programmes
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Dr. Jibrin Adamu Damazai Director Planning Research and Statistics
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Dr. Adamu Isa Director Standard and Quality Assurance
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Saleh Ibrahim Director ICT
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Modu Mohammed Gujba Director Finance and Account
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Saleh Kaigama Director Admin and General Services


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