Telemedicine: 5 Key Benefits You Should Know

Telemedicine: 5 Key Benefits You Should Know

Telemedicine: 5 Key Benefits You Should Know “Talk is in the eyes.” according to a Yoruba saying. We totally get it, as Nigerians, we’re big on one-on-one interactions, which is why we have meetings that could have been emails. Our healthcare is no different but telemedicine and other innovations are changing things. Still, there are a few doubts and for these, we hope the following facts will help. Convenience When … Read More

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10 Most Common Questions (and answers) About Telemedicine

10 most common questions (and answers) about Telemedicine

“How can you tell me I can get treated without seeing a doctor? How is it even possible?” Really common question in these climes and it’s understandable because Telemedicine is only just becoming a thing. In the past few months, it’s gone from something people just think is a nice techy idea to a really important aspect of Nigeria’s healthcare evolution, especially due to COVID-19. So, we’ve put together some … Read More

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Avon HMO Launches Weekend Fitness Sessions on Instagram

Avon HMO Launches Weekend Fitness Sessions on Instagram

To ensure Nigerians remain fit and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been bringing renowned fitness experts on its social media platforms for interactive training sessions every weekend. It’s a really tricky period to visit the gym due to the risks of contracting an infection. Unlike other public spaces like banks and offices where people can observe social distancing and contact with surfaces can be restricted or monitored, gyms … Read More

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Avon HMO Wins Two Excellence Awards

Excellence-Awards

Further adding to its collection of laurels this year, leading health maintenance organisation, Avon HMO has emerged as the Most Outstanding HMO of the Year as well as the Most Outstanding HR Practitioners at the Eko Excellence Awards and the Africa HR Excellence Awards. Organised to recognise and honour distinguished achievers, the Eko Excellence Awards identifies individuals and corporate organizations driving innovation, fuelling growth and leading sustainable change in the … Read More

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Avon CEO Discusses Opportunities for Healthcare Start-ups with African Entrepreneurs at TEF Forum 2019

Healthcare

Over the past few decades, the perception of healthcare has gradually shifted from it being only a socio-political issue to be addressed by government intervention and spending alone, to being a viable business and investment opportunity as well as an avenue for overall economic development. Healthcare today has been acknowledged as requiring the attention and involvement of governments, developmental organizations as well as the Private Sector. This view was further … Read More

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How Tech Will Reduce Healthcare Costs In Nigeria

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How technology will reduce healthcare costs in Nigeria was one of the key points from the presentation on health-tech made by our CEO, Adesimbo Ukiri at the 2019 edition of the Information Communication Technology and Telecommunication Exhibition (ICTEL EXPO). Organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Expo is a specialised conference and exhibition, attracting thousands of businesses and stakeholders from the ICT sector. The event serves as … Read More

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Blood Donation: What You Need To Know, Myths & Facts

Blood Donation: What You Need To Know, Myths & Facts

Ever tried asking a Nigerian to voluntarily donate blood? It’s definitely one of the most awkward things ever, especially due to the ton of misconceptions about stuff like that. Blood is somewhat seen with some sort of reverence in our society so people are pretty conservative and superstitious about it. As a result, it’s easy for people to come up with a lot of stuff when you bring up blood … Read More

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What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

You’re at work, dealing with a crammed to-do list and going as fast as you can when you get a call about your grandmother falling and breaking her hip-bone. Further probing shows that it wasn’t that bad a fall so how come she’s broken her a bone from a fall that can be said to be somewhat normal? Soon, you’ll come to realize that this is a challenge that a … Read More

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7 Myths And Facts About Health Insurance In Nigeria

Health insurance is an important financial scheme that helps protect a person’s finances in the event of illnesses. However, Nigeria’s dearth of education about the subject has led to the perpetuation of myths and misconceptions about it, which is a major reason why a large number of people still don’t have one. The aim of this article is to dispel the many myths surrounding the concept of health insurance by … Read More

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How To Stop The Deadliest Killer On Earth

Is it a man? Is it a wild beast? No, it’s a… mosquito. As unbelievable as it might sound, this tiny creature reigns supreme as the most dangerous animal in existence; responsible for causing malaria and millions of deaths globally. Currently, Nigeria accounts for the highest percentage of malaria cases and deaths (25%)in the world. Pregnant women and children under 5 are very vulnerable as it is a major cause … Read More

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