Out of pocket expenses are capable of wiping out the savings of loved ones when a family member is hit with an illness. Health insurance helps cover most, if not all of the cost of one’s healthcare needs.

Less than 10% of Nigerians have access to health insurance. This leaves most people with the “cash and carry” option when medical care is required or worse still, self medication.

We intend to bridge the gap between the insured and the uninsured by curating the best entry level health insurance plans that are pocket friendly and easily affordable by prospective sponsors who may want to buy one or more slots for preferred beneficiaries.

Increased sunlight exposure linked to reduced coronavirus death risk

  A study, published in The British Journal of Dermatology has found out that persons who live in very sunny areas are less likely to die from the coronavirus. According to the research, more exposure to sunlight lowers the risk…

Vaccines May Need Regular Updates As Coronavirus Evolves, Say Scientists

The study, published in the journal Virus Evolution, assessed whether, over the long term, the SARS-CoV-2 virus is likely to demonstrate an immune evasion capability on par with that of influenza viruses. Scientists have studied the evolution of coronaviruses and…

Tuberculosis kills ‘over 162,000’ Nigerians annually

The Nigerian Thoracic Society (NTS) has stated tuberculosis kills over 162, 000 Nigerians every year. Prince Ele, president of NTS, said no fewer than 430, 000 people fall ill with the disease in the country every year. Ele said tuberculosis…

World’s 1st ORAL Covid-19 Vaccine Could Soon Begin Human Trials

A different kind of coronavirus vaccine is being developed by Israeli-American Oramed Pharmaceuticals and India-based Premas Biotech. The vaccine or drug which is called  Oravax can be swallowed like a pill and administered at home. The drug, Oravax would begin…

Vaccinated mom gives birth to baby with Covid-19 antibodies

A new study has revealed the story of a pregnant woman in Florida, USA, who was reported to have received the Covid-19 vaccine at 36 weeks of age. She gave birth to her baby three weeks later with antibodies from…

Covid-19: Risks Of Getting Infected After Vaccination

As vaccination is going on across the world, there are a lot of burning questions in the minds of people. If you are like me, you might have questions about the vaccine, questions like “If I have I get vaccinated,…

The goal is to enroll 20 million Nigerians for health insurance, says NHIS

On Thursday, The Head, Media and Public Relations, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Mr Emmanuel Ononokpono, said in a statement that the NHIS plans to enrol not less than 20 million Nigerians for health insurance. Mr Emmanuel stated that The…