About us

Who we are

IHMS is a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) accredited by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to provide social and private health insurance services to individuals, groups, corporate organizations and governments.

IHMS utilizes thousands of health care providers including general practitioners, specialists, clinics, hospitals and diagnostic centers spread all over Nigeria. IHMS operates from fully computerized coordinating zonal offices in Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Ibadan, Benin, Minna, Kaduna and Jos.

We currently manage hundreds of thousands of registered members including private individuals, families, corporate organizations, schools and public institutions.

Our mission is to deliver the highest level of health and wellness to all our customers.

Management

Dr. Chidi Ukandu, MBBS, MBA, MSc – Managing Director.

Dr. Chidi Ukandu is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Medical School, the University of Lagos Business School and the University of Aberdeen, U.K. where he obtained an MBBS, MBA, MSc, in Medicine and Surgery, Business Administration and International Health & Management respectively.

He has over 20 years experience in the Healthcare Industry spanning Clinical Management, Hospital Administration, Employee Benefits Administration, and Health Project Planning and Training. Prior to joining IHMS, Dr. Ukandu has established and managed 2 health facilities; was involved in the drawing up of health systems implementation plans for 4 states in Nigeria (a World Bank & Federal Ministry of Health Project); and has served as a training consultant to top executives of more than 30 tertiary health facilities and some top private organizations in Nigeria.

Dr. Chidi Ukandu, MBBS, MBA, MSc – Managing Director

Dr. Chidi Ukandu is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Medical School, the University of Lagos Business School and the University of Aberdeen, U.K. where he obtained an MBBS, MBA, MSc, in Medicine and Surgery, Business Administration and International Health & Management respectively.

He has over 20 years experience in the Healthcare Industry spanning Clinical Management, Hospital Administration, Employee Benefits Administration, and Health Project Planning and Training. Prior to joining IHMS, Dr. Ukandu has established and managed 2 health facilities; was involved in the drawing up of health systems implementation plans for 4 states in Nigeria (a World Bank & Federal Ministry of Health Project); and has served as a training consultant to top executives of more than 30 tertiary health facilities and some top private organizations in Nigeria.

Dr. Olawumi Adekola (MIHMN), MBBS, MPH, Cert Insurance: Head, Medical Services.

He is a dynamic and astute Marketer, an Associate member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in the Accounting Technician Scheme (ATS) Category. He holds a Master Degree in Information Technology (MIT).  His experience spans over 20 years in the healthcare industry having worked successfully in the foremost healthcare facilities and Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs)

He is currently the Chief Marketing Officer.

Dr. Olawumi Adekola (MIHMN), MBBS, MPH, Cert Insurance: Head, Medical Services.

Dr. Adekola had formal education in Medicine, Public Health, Insurance
and Managed Care at the University of Ilorin, Manchester Metropolitan
University and West African Insurance Institute respectively.
 
He has twenty years cognate experience in healthcare services delivery,
fifteen of which were in the health management, managed healthcare and
health insurance operations.
 
He is a member of the Institute of Health Management, Nigeria (MIHMN). 
He has worked across all the sectors and levels of healthcare in
Nigeria. He was a member of the planning and actuarial committees of
several state health insurance schemes and has also worked/consulted for
some HMOs in Nigeria.

Mr. Adeleke Adigun, ACIA, MPA. – Head, Administration

He is a dynamic professional with years of practical experience in Administration.

Mr. Adigun is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria and a Master degree holder in Public Administration. He has held the position as head of administration successfully for several years.

With over 17 years of professional experience, he is vast in the areas of office administration and human resources management.

Mr. Adeleke Adigun is the Head, Administration.

Mr. Adeleke Adigun, ACIA, MPA. – Head, Administration

He is a dynamic professional with years of practical experience in Administration.

Mr. Adigun is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria and a Master degree holder in Public Administration. He has held the position as head of administration successfully for several years.

With over 17 years of professional experience, he is vast in the areas of office administration and human resources management.

Mr. Adeleke Adigun is the Head, Administration.