Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour partners WellaHealth to provide Health Cover for 1 Million Lagosians in commemoration of World Malaria Day 2022.
Posted by Onome Naomi
Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour popularly known as GRV has partnered with WellaHealth to provide Micro Health Cover for 1 million Lagosians in commemoration of World Malaria Day coming up on the 25th of April 2022
This partnership is aimed at enabling registered voters in Lagos access to Micro Health Insurance Cover provided by WellaHealth.
At a Media Launch held at the Lagos Office of WellaHealth in Maryland Lagos, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour stated that he believes every Lagosian deserves access to affordable and high-quality health care especially owing to the high level of stress and various health hazards that the city presents to its hardworking and resilient residents. ‘It is time we use innovations and creativity to impact the lives of lagosians.
The Micro Health Plan provides beneficiaries with a 30 Day Cover for Malaria Test & Treatment, Typhoid Cover when Malaria is Negative, Treatment for Fever & Pains, Treatment for Cough & Cold, Treatment for Stomach Upsets & Allergies, Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks with access to talk to a Doctor 24/7 as long as the Plan is active.
The health plan comes in the form of a Voucher that is easily activated via a USSD Code with a simple less than 1min activation process. Beneficiaries will wait 4 Days to begin to enjoy the benefits of their plan once activated.
As part of this initiative, various Community Sensitization and Awareness activities will be happening across Lagos. While there, beneficiaries will be able to activate their Cards, learn about the claims process as well as get vital information on their health and management.
Further addressing the Media, the Business Development Lead at WellaHealth stated that the plan is to enable everyday Lagosians gain access to quality healthcare at the Micro and Primary levels fully sponsored by Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour, a truly visionary Lagosian.
Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour a.k.a GRV, is an architect, Public policy expert , Politician and leader of the OURLAGOS movement. The 2019 general elections saw him emerge as the PDP senatorial candidate representing Lagos West (the largest senatorial district, by population) Making him the youngest senatorial candidate of a major party.
As a beneficiary of the ‘Not too young to run’ movement, He has consistently over the years dedicated himself to the fight against voter apathy and youth involvement in politics. His participation in the Endsars movement, his voter registration drives and his work with Yiaga Africa, earned him the moniker ‘Mr get involved’ and the Royal African award from His royal Majesty the Ooni of Ife.
As an architect, he is passionate about using architecture as a tool to solve societal and economic challenges. From his time at the Prestigious Massachusetts institute of technology ( M.I.T), and his experience working with both the American and Chinese government in relation to rebuilding New Orleans after hurricane Katrina and the Beijing Olympics respectively. His professional focus has consistently been on innovative and alternative construction methods to create affordable housing in Nigeria. GRV thrives on solving problems. He has going concerns in architecture design, construction and commodity trading.
WellaHealth provides affordable and accessible health cover to everyday Nigerians. The Health care service provider is welcoming more partners from corporate organisations as well as individuals to cover a wider audience of Micro Health Covers for Nigerians.
When asked how Wellahealth intends to reach out to Nigerians who are not literate enough to understand the safeness of modern day medicine, Mr. Collins the Business Development Lead at WellaHealth told the press present that before now, Wellahealth had done some level of sensitisation using various languages to communicate with the uneducated to make them understand the access provided by Wellahealth medicine for treating Malaria and other fever related ailments as well as the access for free consultations.
Collins noted that 70% of Nigerians spend out of pocket for their healthcare needs. Our plans are designed to replace high out of pocket treatment expenditure with an affordable health plan that cover basic health expenses structured to provide subscriber access to affordable and high-quality health care anywhere in Nigeria.
Learn more about WellaHealth at www.wellahealth.com.