Medical experts, including Lagos State Commissioner for Health Prof Akin Abayomi, said the inauguration of the Euracare wellness center will help reduce the loss of foreign currency due to medical tourism.
Abayomi, who is also a public health doctor, at the inauguration of the state-of-the-art wellness center on Victoria Island, Lagos, praised Euracare management for their thoughtfulness in investing in preventive care and described the center as a magnificent one.
He said: âThe facility is a modern, state-of-the-art wellness center that offers more than eight areas of medical intervention, ranging from a dialysis center to electromagnetic stimulation therapy, to therapy. by infusion, to health examinations, to a dietitian corner and to specialized consultations.
âI was happy to see that the paradigm of the wellness center is that of preventive medicine and general well-being, as it deals with the physical, emotional, mental and general well-being of patients under one roof.
âFacilities like this make Lagos the exotic capital of medical care, and Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Governor himself is determined to make Lagos the destination for medical tourism in Nigeria and by extension Africa. from the West and, hopefully, Africa.
Abayomi said the facility operates to high standards and also pays close attention to detail, which invariably results in total well-being. âI was impressed with the digitization system put in place to keep records and flow information securely between departments in the hospital and with patients,â he said.
The Commissioner said that the Lagos State Government will continue to create an enabling environment for the private sector to flourish and for Lagos residents to enjoy the benefits of the proposed standard health facility.
âI congratulate the entire Euracare Wellness Center team and hope that more developments will be welcome in the health sector for the improvement of our health system,â he said.
Euracare Managing Director Mr. Pieter Slabberts said the company is an institution with a vision to be at the forefront of healthcare in Nigeria and to provide world-class medical services to patients without the stress. and international travel costs.
Slabberts said some of the main reasons the center was established in Nigeria is to reduce medical tourism among Nigerians, to help keep Nigerians healthy, as caring for the sick should not be the only priority. .
He said the centre’s mission is to provide businesses and insurers with effective healthcare solutions for their employees and customers, and to provide physicians with a technologically advanced and optimized working platform.
Center director Dr Busola Ayelowo described the Euracare wellness center as a state-of-the-art facility that has come to bridge the gap and reduce medical tourism. âIt attracts people from all over to come to the center for world-class wellness services,â she said.
Ayelowo added: âWellness is becoming a priority and the Euracare Wellness Center is here to meet this need. The center will always provide the highest level of professional care while meeting the individual and specific needs of each patient.
âIn our wellness center, we incorporate innovative technology and convenience not only to treat symptoms, but also to keep people healthier. “
She said Euracare, which is a subsidiary of the Eurapharma group, already has a specialist hospital in Lagos and the wellness center is a welcome extension for anyone who wants to lead a healthy lifestyle. âIt boasts of over seven areas of medical intervention that will be available to patients now that it has been launched. Some of them are health examinations, which offer services such as laboratory tests and x-rays, general medicine, where you can receive a physical examination by our expert doctors, specialist consultations, for any medical conditions more serious, electromagnetic stimulation therapy (EMS), which is the latest physical therapy to repair damaged muscles and quickly improve muscle strength or help your weight loss journey, infusion salon, for health boosting intravenous therapy that restore and repair your body quickly, wellness cafe, with a world class menu where you can connect with others and rebuild yourself, lab, x-rays, stress ECG, echo and ultrasound, âsaid Ayelowo .