Airtel Nigeria, the Nigerian unit of India-based telecommunications community supplier Airtel, has partnered with AXA Mansard, a monetary providers platform for all times, well being, motor, well being and journey insurances in Nigeria, to launch Digital Well being Information Bundle, reported Guardian.ng.
The most recent providing is aimed toward bridging the medical insurance coverage hole in Nigeria.
Clients of Airtel can subscribe to a number of well being packs. These embrace NGN700 ($1.52) for 1GB of information and 7 days of medical insurance, NGN1,700 ($3.69) for 2GB of information and 30 days of medical insurance in addition to NGN3,500 ($7.69) for 10GB and 30 days of medical insurance.
As per reviews, greater than 90% of Nigerians would not have ample medical insurance coverage.
The federal government is making an attempt to handle this example by way of the Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage Scheme (NHIS) over time.
Nigeria is the third highest nation with 76.6% out-of-pocket well being spending, the information company reported.
AXA Mansard Well being Restricted CEO Tope Adeniyi mentioned the partnership goals provide inexpensive healthcare with data-enabled smartphones.
The 2 companies have onboarded greater than 2,000 pharmacies and in addition teamed up with these hospitals that may provide fundamental well being providers to subscribers.