AXA, a global insurance and asset management firm, has launched its medical center plan in Nigeria called OneHealth by AXA.
During the launch in Lagos, the AXA OneHealth by AXA would house the range of medical solutions that AXA sought to introduce into the Nigerian market
It expressed its commitment to provide exceptional healthcare solutions in emerging markets; and make healthcare an affordable, accessible, and above all, a convenient experience that everyone could enjoy.
“The OneHealth Hospital is a state-of-the-art multispecialty, secondary care hospital in Ikeja, Lagos with more than 30 specialties and sub-specialties range of services in family medicine, cardiology, obstetrics, pediatrics, general surgery, ophthalmology, physiotherapy, and Internal medicine,” it stated.
Speaking at the launch of the medical centre, the Chief Executive Officer, AXA Africa Health, Khaled ElShaarany, expressed his delight at the launch of OneHealth in Nigeria.
ElShaarany explained that it marked the second country in Africa where AXA had introduced its world-class medical centres with a focus on medical excellence and patient convenience.
He said, “AXA’s pursuit to improve access to protection and healthcare in Nigeria and Africa drives us to innovate by introducing an integrated health model where insurance and medical services synergise to give customers comfortable yet affordable access to the most competent doctors and medical staff.
“With an initial 25 million Euro investment in Nigeria, we are excited to inaugurate this first medical center in Ikeja and are looking forward to further openings in the next 12 months as we are constantly on the lookout for new opportunities for investment in the healthcare sector.”
The Country Manager and Medical Director of OneHealthin Nigeria, Dr Misbah Oleolo, noted that the goal of OneHealthin Nigeria was to revolutionise the healthcare industry through seamless client experiences across its physical branches and digital channels.
The Chief Client Officer, AXA Mansard, Rashidat Adebisi, said the opening of OneHealth in Nigeria was a testament of AXA’s commitment to Nigeria as an investor and corporate citizen.
She said, “What we are witnessing here today is another proof that AXA’s commitment to Nigeria is enduring. OneHealth and its mission in Nigeria fit perfectly into our mission of continuous partnership with our customers.
“The launch of OneHealth hospital In Nigeria is to take healthcare and medical care delivery to international standard.”