Hospital reiterates commitment to end medical tourism

Euracare Hospital has reiterated its commitment to put an end to medical tourism in the country.

The Managing Director of the hospital, Mr Pieter Slabberts, at the inauguration of Euracre Wellness Centre in Lagos, said the facility was unveiled to reverse the trend of medical tourism and ensure people live a healthy life.

“Our mission is to provide world-class medical services to patients without the stress and expense of international travel, offer corporate companies and insurers efficient health care solutions for their employees and customers and to make available to physicians a technologically advanced and optimized work platform,” he said.

The Centre Manager, Dr Busola Ayelowo, said facility aimed to bridge the gap and reduce medical tourism.

She said, “At our wellness facility, we incorporate innovative technology and convenience to not just treat symptoms, but also to keep people healthier.

“Euracare which is a subsidiary of the Eurapharma group already has a specialist hospital in Lagos and the wellness centre is a welcome expansion for all those who are interested in living a healthy lifestyle. Eurapharma group boasts of more than seven areas of medical intervention that are available to patients.

“Some of which are health screenings, which offers services like laboratory testing and X-Ray, general medical, where you can receive physical examination by our expert doctors, specialist consultations, for more serious medical conditions, Electromagnetic Stimulation.”

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who graced the event, commended the management of the hospital for investing in preventive care.

SOURCE: THE PUNCH

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