October 3, 2022

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TELEMEDICINE PROVIDER, HEALTHX MAKES ENTRY IN KENYAN MARKET

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HealthX, a fully equipped, and virtual medical facility has launched its services in Kenya consolidating gains made in healthcare innovations and technologies in the past years. The healthcare provider will utilize digital platforms to provide next generation telemedicine and telemonitoring services, giving all Kenyans access to high quality healthcare at an affordable cost.

Through the integrated telehealth platform, patients will have 24/7 access to qualified and licensed healthcare professionals with extensive experience in primary healthcare and patient management who are permanently employed by HealthX. The services will be offered on a transparent subscription model which is affordable, giving patients access to medical consultations via video or voice calls, and live chat.

Qaizer Manji, HealthX Africa CEO, noted during the launch of HealthX: “There is a positive shift in innovations in the healthcare space which from our perspective has been due to necessity such as the one presented by Covid-19, increased digital connectivity, more willingness by providers to re-invent their modes of service provision and also regulatory changes that have made enabling innovation in provision of quality healthcare services. With Universal Health Coverage being a priority area in our country, we believe HealthX will make a major contribution towards the achievement of universal and quality healthcare in Kenya”.

Radha Karnad, the Chief Medical Officer of HealthX Africa, Mr. Onesimus Kamau, the Head of Health Informatics Division in the Ministry of Health and Ms. Caroline Mutuku during a panel discussion on the future of telemedicine in Kenya. This was during the launch of HealthX on Tuesday November 16, 2021

Mr. Manji also added that utilizing mobile and internet connectivity, the services will reduce congestion in healthcare facilities, lower costs for patients and give users access to educational healthcare content to help prevent diseases, which in the long term will contribute to a healthier population.   

Radha Karnad, the Chief Medical Officer of HealthX Africa and Mr. Onesimus Kamau, the Head of Health Informatics Division in the Ministry of Health during a panel discussion on the future of telemedicine in Kenya. This was during the launch of HealthX on Tuesday November 16, 2021

HealthX has partnered with TruDoc 24×7, a leading population health management provider with extensive experience in the provision of integrated virtual healthcare services in the Middle East and North Africa. The facility will offer standardized care based on National Health Service (NHS) International Guidelines and all the doctors are licensed and have extensive clinical experience and specialized training on telehealth.