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Jubilee Health partners with Agha Khan University Hospital, Meru-based sacco to roll out week-long medical camp



Jubilee HealthMeru, Kenya, Dec 2 – – Jubilee Health Insurance has partnered with the Aga Khan University Hospital and Solution Sacco to set up a week-long free medical drive in Meru County. 

The drive which will run between Saturday 3rd December to Saturday 10th December will enable the residents to receive comprehensive medical check-ups such as BMI and blood pressure checks, breast cancer screening as well as nutrition and diet education.

Access to healthcare has traditionally been driven by the presence of disease. Majority of people previously sought medical care when unwell. Preventative care is now becoming a commonplace as people become empowered about their health. 

Regular medical check-ups play a crucial role in early disease detection while increasing the chances for treatment and cure.

The Jubilee medical drive will give residents in Nkubu, Timau, Maua, Laare, Nanyuki, Chuka, and Meru town access to free medical consultations and check-ups.

During this period  prescriptions given at the camps will get free medication at Aga Khan satellite hospitals in  the region.

While commenting about the drive, Jubilee Health Insurance CEO and Principal Officer Njeri Jomo noted that the company is driven to enable its different stakeholders access to both preventative and curative care.

“Good health is at the core of economic and social development. Jubilee Health Insurance has taken a proactive approach to create an opportunity where our customers and the public can access free and quality medical care. We believe this will go a long way in ensuring timely detection of disease as well as improved treatment outcomes,” noted Njeri.

Partnerships between companies will drive public sensitization on health management and initiate opportunities where people can check on their health. 

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While speaking about the partnership, the Aga Khan University Hospital CEO Rashid Khalani said that the medical drive aligns with the hospital’s vision to create solutions for the developing world. 

“We are excited to partner with Jubilee Health Insurance and Solutions Sacco during this initiative. We are actively encouraging individuals to embrace preventative care. This drive will give us an opportunity to generate awareness on why this matters. The initiative will also enable Meru residents to receive quality medical consultation at no cost,” said Khalani.

Solution Sacco CEO Daniel Marete noted that the cooperative is rallying its members from across the county to turn up and take advantage of the medical drive. 

“At Solution Sacco, we are deliberate about delivering meaningful contributions to our customers and the community we serve. We are confident that this initiative will enable Meru residents to receive medical check ups from the best,” noted Marete.

The free medical drive is part of the year-long activities geared towards celebrating Jubilee Insurance 85 Years of business success and legacy. 

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