In line with the vision of Chief. Willie Obianoís administration of quality and affordable health for every resident of Anambra, the Anambra State Health Insurance Agency was established by the Anambra State Health Insurance Scheme Law 2016.

The aim of the Agency is to provide mandatory Health Insurance which shall entitle the insured persons to the benefits of prescribed good quality and cost-effective health services as set out in the service delivery package.

We are mandated by law to provide quality healthcare that is efficient, equitable, affordable and accessible to all residents of Anambra State. Promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative care are included in our range of services, which could be medical or surgical as determined by enrollees need.


To increase social health insurance as a proportion of total health expenditure from less than 1% in 2017 in Anambra State to at least 90% by 2030.


Strategic purchasing of quality health care services for all residents of Anambra State in a pre-payment model from equitably distributed network of standard facilities managed in a digitalized system in a manner that positions the State to achieve the SDGs Universal Health Coverage target.

General Objective

Our principal objective is to promote, regulate, supervise, implement and ensure the effective administration of Anambra State Health Insurance Scheme.


Department of Health Services, Standards, and Quality control
Department of Administration and Human Resources
Department of Planning, Research and Statistics
Department of Business Development and Marketing
Department of Finance, Accounts, Investments and Audit
Department of Information and Communications Technology


Prof. Ilochi Okafor, SAN Chairman, Governing Council


Dr. Simeon Onyemaechi, Executive Secretary
Dr. Obiamaka Agbogu, Head, Health Services, Standards, and Quality control
Mr. Tochukwu Ibeziako, Head, Planning, Research and Statistics
Mr. Emmanuel Oguaju, Head, Information and Communications Technology
Mr. Chinonso Anekwe, Head, Finance, Accounts, Investments and Audit
Mr. Izuchukwu Ogbaji, Head, Business Development and Marketing
Mrs. Blessing Ikedinma, Head, Administration and Human Resources