Generic vs Brand-Name Medications: What’s the Difference?

Generic vs Brand-Name Medications

One of the most common digs thrown at HMOs is that they only approve cheap medications for their members to use. In Nigeria, this bias is even stronger due to the assumption that the more expensive a product is, the better. As such, whenever there’s a generic vs brand-name medications situation, the logic is that if a drug is inexpensive/generic, then it is inferior. This isn’t true and we’ll tell … Read More

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Avon HMO Rewards Infants And Parents In Photo Contest

Avon HMO Rewards Infants and Parents in Photo Contest

The mental, social, emotional and cognitive development of infants depends on a loving bond with their primary caregiver, usually parents. This is supported by increasing evidence from various studies that point to neglect, parental inconsistency and a lack of love as factors that can lead to long-term mental health problems as well as to reduced overall potential and happiness. This is why leading health maintenance organisation, Avon HMO is demonstrating … Read More

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Avon HMO Wins Two Excellence Awards

Avon HMO wins two 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 HMO is one of Best 10 Companies to Work for in Africa

Companies to Work for in Africa

After an extensive 12-month Culture Audit Assessment of over 100 companies, Avon Healthcare Limited (Avon HMO) has been named among the top 10 ‘Best Companies to Work for in Africa’ (Small Corporates Category), by the Great Place To Work Institute. This was announced at the 2019 edition of the Best Workplaces Awards where Avon HMO also won the ‘Best Workplace for Millennial Generation’ award. The Great Place To Work Institute … Read More

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Win Laptops, Movie Tickets and Vouchers in Avon HMO’s Children’s Day Contest

Children’s Day

Every child is uniquely gifted and worthy of celebration. Studies have shown that praising children for the things they do boosts their self-esteem and contributes to their overall development. This isn’t restricted to big achievements like passing an academic test or talents like playing an instrument like a maestro but also the things we consider ordinary. The simplest thing a child does that makes you smile is something to be … Read More

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5 Things You Should Never Say to a Suicidal Person

5 Things You Should Never Say to a Suicidal Person

What will you do if you see an obvious sign that someone you know and love is suicidal or contemplating suicide? The feeling will most likely be shock. Then dread and confusion.You’ll basically start with questions. “How? How could someone you love and care about want to die? However, it is important to realize that as shocking as the situation might be, your loved one has just handed you a … Read More

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And the winner is…

valentine competition

The #AvonBestLove competition was indeed a fun ride and it came to an end on Friday, February 22 2019. After our review of all the entries, we’re excited to announce the winner of our grand prize – an all-expenses-paid weekend getaway at the 5-Star Transcorp Hilton, Abuja is Oluwatoyin Awosanya (@teachoco22) on Instagram. Nine other winners on both Instagram and Twitter have won a 3-course candlelit dinner for two at … Read More

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#AVONBABY2018 – It’s Time For Baby Cuteness Overload!


Babies are simply adorable! Regardless of how you might be feeling, all it takes is a baby’s cackling giggle to put a smile on your face. You’re simply never thesame once you see or hold a baby and if you disagree, we have one legitimatereason to *side-eye* you. Babies are one reason to never doubt a mother’s awesomeness because it takes incredible care, love and dedication to birth and nurture … Read More

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Win A Fun Family Day Out + Shopping Vouchers In The #NotTooYoungToDream Contest

childrens day

Parents take a lot of pride in their kids and want them to have a better, brighter future. However, children don’t have to become adults before they start living their dreams because their future can begin now. In celebration of Children’s Day 2018, we are giving parents an opportunity to celebrate their kids and win a worthwhile experience in the process. How? Through our #NotTooYoungToDream contest!   From now till June 2, … Read More

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17 Important Lessons From 2017 for a Better 2018


Hi there, welcome to 2018! The previous year has been a wonderful one for us. Sure, there were challenges but we confronted them as a team, trusted one another and forged ahead. Along the way, we learned lots of lessons and believe it’s better to share with you because you might find some of them useful on your journey through 2018. Here are 17 important lessons we learned from 2017. … Read More

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