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Tremendoc partners with AXA Mansard Health Limited to provide virtual care to more Nigerians

Tremendoc is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Axa Mansard Health Limited. an arm of the AXA Mansard group of companies. This partnership allows Tremendoc, the nation’s leading telemedicine provider, to provide enrollees of Axa Mansard 24/7 access to licensed doctors on its mobile application through chat, audio call and video call features.

For Axa Mansard HMO, this is a significant move because it introduces an innovative approach to improving every patients’ experience, by providing remote access to medical advice, online appointment scheduling, tele-consultation, prescriptions, etc.

Where access to a hospital is a challenge, telemedicine is a truly valuable service, because a typical 10- or 15-minute tele-consultation may avoid a costly and protracted visit to the emergency room or doctor’s office.

 “Telemedicine is fast becoming the new normal” said Jay Chikezie, Founder/CEO of Tremendoc . “With telemedicine being relatively new and unproven, this is an incredible opportunity for us to demonstrate that telemedicine makes healthcare more cost effective.”

Amid rising demand, more health insurance companies are increasingly deploying virtual care as a path to expand instant access to high-quality care, improve affordability, and health outcomes of people in general.

The alliance between both companies creates a stronger unit for healthcare delivery across Nigeria, and further emphasizes the relevance of Telemedicine in the healthcare space.  

Tremendoc collaborates with the leading insurers, employers, organizations and health systems to deliver industry-leading virtual care.

The telemedicine market is growing worldwide and is expected to reach 226 billion dollars by 2026, compared with 38 billion dollars today. Tremendoc is part of a bulging telehealth care market that is forecast to hit over $5. 49 billion in Middle East and Africa by 2024.

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Buying Masks might only worsen the Corona Virus Outbreak

Contrary to popular opinion, not having a mask does not necessarily put you at any increased risk of contracting the corona virus. This is primarily because they are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching the disease. However, if health care providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk!

A shortage of masks, gloves, and other protective gear “is putting lives at risk from the new corona virus and other infectious diseases” warned the World Health Organization (WHO). A frightened public has been buying up masks and other equipment, leaving limited supplies for health care workers who need the gear the most.

The best way to protect against the virus is to wash hands regularly, and for those who are feeling ill to seek professional medical help and stay home.

Health officials around the world have been imploring the public to stop buying masks if they are healthy or not caring for someone who is ill. Medical professionals need a large supply of the masks because they are in direct contact with infected patients and must change their masks repeatedly.

There are limits to how a mask can protect you from being infected, the most important thing everyone can do is wash your hands, keep your hands away from your face and observe very precise hygiene. A person is more likely to get infected by touching contaminated surfaces than from a droplet traveling through the air.
There is no role for these masks in the community. They need to be prioritized for health care professionals that as part of their job are taking care of individuals.

For more information on the Corona virus, its symptoms and how to prevent it, Cick here, to Talk to a licensed doctor on Tremendoc today.