Herbert Mukoza

A health managing organisation, International air Ambulance (IAA) has revived its bid to provide comprehensive medical schemes to suit clients’ needs both in public and private sector in Uganda.

The schemes are serviced at international medical group that integrates international hospital Kampala (IHK), International medical center (IMCs), international medical foundation (IMF), International diagnostic centre (IDC) and Clerk University (CU).

The insurance scheme covers present and future employees of any given organisation and their legal dependents. The minimum age of entry is at birth that is 37 weeks and the maximum for principal members and spouses who have attained the age of 69 years. The maximum age of entry for children stands at 18 years and members are free to remain on the scheme till 65 years.

According to Herbert Mukoza, the general manager of IAA, the insurance company moves on to enable employees in various companies to have access to an integrated healthcare system as they benefit from the insurer’s synergies.

“With over 17 years in Uganda. We have developed the largest network of health care providers and facilities in the country. Our scheme is serviced by our own hospital IHK and 16 IMC clinic network strategically spread across the country and 180 affiliate clinics and hospitals,” he said at an annual meeting of IAA.

He said taking up IAA healthcare insurance means a countrywide access to high quality services thus you are buying more than just health care insurance but also you access specialist doctors with the expertise to handle any health complications.

The insurer has however vowed partner with people and initiate work place wellness programs to enable them attain a greater productivity for reduction in workplace related ill health and injuries to ensure a healthier environment.

Conversely, Mr. Andre Ackerman, the chief executive officer of the international medical group, the parent of IAA said their motive is to provide the best healthcare services and to always stay at the fore front of bringing medical technology and expertise to their areas of operation.

He noted that IMG continues to strive for affordable healthcare throughout their facilities to improve on the health sector and expand their clinics to and bearing the national footprint and taking health care to the community.