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Avon HMO rolls out community health plan in Anambra


Anambra State

Anambra state. PHOTO: jujufilms

Health Maintenance Organisation, Avon Healthcare Ltd in partnership with Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has rolled out a community-based health insurance for communities in Idemili LGA of Anambra State.

The qualitative and also affordable healthcare plan was designated at Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital, Ogidi, a hospital recently refurbished by SNEPCo in 2014.

Speaking on the partnership, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), Avon HMO, Adesimbo Ukiri, said that the community-based health insurance plan will provide an ideal opportunity for the people of Idemili to take control of their health.

Revealing how the community leaders placed so much priority and importance to the health of their people, a situation which she noted was evidenced when they had a meeting with them, Ukiri stated that the passion shown by them spurred them to collaborate and develop a Health Plan that will adequately cater for the specific health needs of the community at an affordable cost.

The Avon boss disclosed that the plan which kicked off earlier this year and is fast gaining traction will avail its subscribers, access to primary health services and some selected secondary ones.

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