All is now set for the official unveiling of the Fontana Health Card, the first medical emergency health card in Nigeria.
The unveiling will take place in Lagos on Tuesday November 21, 2023 at the CIAPS Auditorium.
More than an HMO, Fontana Health Card is a card designed to help card holders pay for Emergency Treatments, Needed Medications, Needed Tests and Exams as well as Required Allied Services and the card can be used by cardholders or anyone of their choice.
The card is an initiative of Fontana Society, a membership only Business and Finance Society of friends conceived with the aim of promoting and supporting graduates, professionals, and businesses.
The unveiling has been designed as a town hall meeting that will bring together healthcare providers from hospitals, pharmacies and laboratories as well as existing and new Fontana Health Card holders and other stakeholders to discuss health cover and how Fontana Health Card can help them provide and access quality health care in the country.
Confirming the event and the initiative in a chat with The Frontier, President of the Fontana Society, Prof Anthony Kila, noted that “Fontana Health Card is a milestone in the health sector of Nigeria as it allows users and providers to overcome a lot of the challenges that they meet in the process of accessing and providing quality emergency health care”. The renowned Prof of Strategy and Development also noted that, “the Fontana Team has been able to put together the best Health care providers in the country” and he commended the hospitals, pharmacies, diagnostic centers and other health care providers that were swift to understand the vision and were able to meet the required standards to participate in the programme”.
The event is a breakfast event that starts at 10am and ends at 11:30 am. Participation is by invitation only. Those interested in participating can visit www.fontanasociety.com for invitation.