Nigeria’s teletherapy startup, Nguvu Health Partners with AXA Mansard for improved access to therapy


Nguvu Health, an on-demand teletherapy startup that provides easy and affordable access to therapy via its mobile app and AXA Mansard the global insurance and asset management  company have  partnered to allow each company to stay true to their mutual vision of improving access to healthcare, including mental health.

 Nguvu Health offers services for individuals, groups, couples and as well as corporate bodies. To download the Nguvu Health app, go here. Users can also connect with Nguvu Health via Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Speaking excitedly for Nguvu Health, the Co-founder and CMO, Juliet Odumosu said “This partnership is a big win for the health sector as it will explore the drivers and impact of mental health issues in the society in an inclusive manner”. She continued saying, “this will happen by exploring practices that help users – individual and corporate – both slow down and speed up—in ways that complement each other— so as to help shift the paradigm from stress and survival to excitement and vitality.

The agreement brings together Nguvu Health’s connections to teletherapy services and AXA Mansard’s connections to thousands of users seeking proper health coverage.

 The partnership is a two-year deal that provides enrollees access to sponsored video therapy sessions claimed with generated codes.

Policyholders and the Insured of AXA Mansard HMO will now be able to access therapists and other well-being solutions provided by Nguvu Health.

Nguvu Health, founded by Joshua Koya, Juliet Odumosu, and Tolulope Ogunjuyigbe.Since its official launch in April 2021, the startup utilizes Android and iOS apps to connect their over 10,000 registered users with licensed and professional therapists via in-app messaging or video call.

To use their services,one can register and complete a short assessment before being matched with a therapist, who has undergone a rigorous onboarding process before joining the company’s panel of therapists.