The campaign for health insurance deal for Nigerian performing arts industry championed by veteran dancer, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh, also known as Kaffy, has received strategic support from Avon HMO, a leading health management organization.
Through this first-of-its-kind partnership, Nigerian creatives will now enjoy healthcare coverage tailored to their needs through the Kaffy Health Plan by Avon HMO. Currently, less than 5% of Nigerians have health insurance and with the youth constituting a bulk of the population, AVON HMO’s new plans will further improve access to quality healthcare.
At the launch of the new health plans, Kaffy noted that the new health plans couldn’t have come at a better time, considering that an estimated 98% of Nigerian dancers lacked health insurance cover. She also identified a lack of awareness about wellbeing as a bane of the creative industry.
“This is the first of its kind milestone for the performing arts industry particularly, dancers. The…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper