Nigeria’s Lafiya Launches Online Diagnosis Platform to Take Telehealth & Telemedicine Beyond Voice & Video Calls

Close up of a senior man consulting with a doctor on his laptop

 Lafiya Telehealth, an m-health startup based in Nigeria has launched electronic health care point kit that allows a user to receive on-demand physical exams via live video chat with a doctor’s office using integrated medical exams devices transmits test results to an electronic health record for easy real-time monitoring.

The Kits goes beyond a phone or video chat with a doctor by providing an on-demand, clinic-quality medical exam right from your home or Care Points location.

The new innovative AI and Medical IOT powered kits provides 24/7 Telehealth and Telemedicine access to top home and abroad medical doctors and care right from the comfort of your home beyond Video and Voice calls, including online prescription, Telediagnosis, and referral when needed, via Smartphone, computer, and AI-powered medical kiosk, amongst others.

Tonye Mayomi, Head of Sales and Business Development at LAFIYA said, “Healthcare is about enhancing the quality of life and living. That’s what LaFiya TeleHealth is about. It addresses healthcare from accessibility, to finance to preventability to curative. Best of all it levels the quality of care for all.’’

She added that these medical genies are available for order at their Lagos Office in Lekki phase 1 and are designed to serve the Upper to middle-class individuals and the Underserved Rural so that users can have round the clock access to world-class medical care, seven days a week with just a push of the button. Lafiya is partnering with top financial institutions; GTB & Zenith Bank to facilitate accessibility to loan for individuals, groups, and healthcare facilities in the purchase of the medical health care point stations.

The Home telehealth care Kit empowers patients to conduct provider-guided, comprehensive medical exams- all from the Lafiya TeleHealth app and website, The Integrated Mobile Medical Diagnostic Station performs collection, transmission, and storage medical information about the patient physiological parameters and vital signs, Integrated indoor health exam station caters to the health-related needs of the people living in the remote, rural, under-served areas bridging the gap between physicians and patients together for maximum care.

 The solar and satellite broadband powered Community Walk-in telehealth care Kiosk doubles as a Medical Kiosk Entrepreneurship Program to empower rural communities, provide employment opportunities, reduce poverty, stimulate the economy, improve healthcare outcome, develop communities, facilitate health education, save lives in emergencies and eliminate the possibility of transmitting infectious diseases between patients and healthcare professionals. Other equipment includes the Complete Blood Count Analyzer and the All-in-one Ultrasound probe kit.

LaFiya TeleHealth mission is to provide affordable healthcare access to the uninsured and underserved anytime and everywhere through its HIPAA/GDPR/ NDPR compliant platform that connects doctors, patients, hospitals, laboratories, pharmacies, and insurance providers in one Integrated Telehealth and Telemedicine artificial intelligence and medical internet of things platform.