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This Day | HMO to Demystify Health Issues through Radio Show | 13 April, 2017

Avon HMO is set to demystify the seemingly complex health issues that Nigerians are otherwise forced to contend with in their day-to-day living. Martins Ifijeh writes. As part of its campaign to promote healthier living among Nigerians, Avon HMO, has embarked on a radio advocacy programme that will offer practical everyday tips to help Nigerians make healthier lifestyle choices. Speaking on the initiative, Adesimbo Ukiri, Managing Director/CEO, Avon HMO, stated that … Read More

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Business Day | Avon HMO takes Healthy Living Advocacy to Radio | 7 April, 2017

As part of its campaign to promote healthier living among Nigerians, Avon HMO, a foremost health management company in Nigeria, has embarked on a radio advocacy programme that will offer practical everyday tips to help Nigerians make healthier lifestyle choices. Speaking on the initiative, Adesimbo Ukiri, Managing Director/CEO, Avon HMO, stated that the company has concluded discussions with Lagos-based contemporary lifestyle radio, Smooth FM, for the sponsorship of its drive-time … Read More

ThisDay Style | Healthcare…At Your FingerTips | 16 Jan, 2017

  How does being the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Avon Healthcare Limited feel? It feels quite fulfilling but also extremely challenging. Fulfilling because it is a role in which I, together with my team, actually make a difference and save people’s lives on a daily basis; it is also a role in which what we do is having an impact on a larger scale, contributing to the transformation of our … Read More

GHI | An HMO with an Instagram Handle is Shaking up Health Insurance in Nigeria |Jan 4, 2017

Health insurance coverage in Nigeria is low: only 4% of the population is estimated to be enrolled in a plan, and most healthcare costs are paid out-of-pocket by patients. A number of policy interventions that attempted to expand coverage have largely stumbled and the law mandating employer-sponsored coverage for any business with more than 10 employees usually goes unenforced. The handful of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) offering private insurance plans … Read More

This Day | Online HMO and the Future of Nigerian Healthcare System | 29 Dec, 2016

  The advent of online health insurance system in Nigeria by AVON HMO promises to change the Nigerian health sector for good. Martins Ifijeh writes.   Despite the enormous benefits of health insurance to a society, especially to low income countries where healthcare is still being paid from out-of-pocket, there remains apathy in accessing the healthcare scheme, which was designed to take medical financial burden out of the citizens.   … Read More

Vanguard | How HMOs Are Ending Out-Of-Pocket Payment For Health Services | 26 Dec, 2016

  Over the last six years, healthcare delivery has come a long way such that managed health care or purchase of a health insurance package is now the rule rather than the exception. Since it was established under Act 35 of 1999 by the Federal Government, the primary aim of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has been to provide easy access to healthcare for all Nigerians at an affordable … Read More