Tremendoc is pleased to announce its partnership with leading health insurance and medical aid provider in Nigeria, Hygeia HMO. This partnership comes on the heels of the Coronavirus pandemic and its overarching effects on the healthcare sector. With the rise in the number of infected people in the country, and social distancing becoming the new normal, the need for Nigerians to access doctors online has never been more apparent.
The Nigerian government had previously imposed a total lockdown to prevent further spread of the virus, which has since been relaxed. However, there is great fear and paranoia surrounding visiting hospitals and health care facilities.
What does this mean for Healthcare in Nigeria?
Tremendoc’s strategic partnership with Hygeia HMO seeks to provide a solution to the fears many people have currently. Nigerians can now easily consult with licensed doctors on the Tremendoc app, from the comfort of their homes. Enrollees of Hygeia HMO can now take advantage of the simplicity and ease of the Tremendoc app. By accessing licensed doctors online, who can provide round the clock medical assistance.
What does the mean for Tremendoc?
“We are excited to partner with Hygeia HMO” Said Ugochukwu Chikezie, CEO of Tremendoc. “It is clear that at this time, people, especially Nigerians need quick access to quality healthcare without having to risk their health or disobey the lockdown order. With the Tremendoc app, we have taken steps to provide a solution that allows people to chat with or call a doctor online, and get the medical help they need. With Hygeia being a leader in the healthcare sector, we are very confident that this partnership will help provide easy and quick access to medical care to as many Nigerians as possible through their extensive customer network.”
What does the mean for Hygiea?
Obinnia Abajue, CEO of Hygeia HMO, says “Hygeia HMO’s focus is always to provide affordable access to quality healthcare and our telemedicine offering makes this possible especially during this unprecedented crisis. With a Hygeia HMO plan, you get access to Telemedicine, and we’re excited to partner with Tremendoc for this service”.
At times like these, there is a need to further embrace technology as it opens up a door of opportunities for improved access to healthcare, and better health outcomes. Through telemedicine apps like Tremendoc, Nigerians can significantly reduce hospital visits during this pandemic while getting the right medical assistance through home monitoring programs, facilitated strictly online by licensed doctors.