With this move, BYON8 is bringing affordable healthcare to families in Kenya by partnering with one of the biggest players in the medical cover marketplace.
The new partnership will see you access BYON8’s affordable healthcare packages through M-TIBA and, you will get full outpatient coverage for you and your family for as low as KES.695 monthly.
To access the package, click on the link here and fill in your details.
M-TIBA, is a leading health financing technology platform for consumers, insurers, healthcare providers, and governments.
The platform has proven to be a health system integrator that is revolutionizing the management of large-scale health schemes and supporting the drive for universal health coverage in Africa
In 2021, BYON8 raised a 1.5 M USD seed round to fuel its growth in Africa. The round was led by People Ventures, one of the leading Danish early-stage technology investors, with continued participation from current investors Jellyfish Invest, as well as new investor T&W Holding.
BYON8 which is based at Nairobi Garage// Spring Valley has also developed medical diagnostic software intended to improve people’s lives by building a foundation for the next generation of health care.
The company’s software utilizes mathematical algorithms and medical artificial intelligence to transform patient data into calculated diagnosis propositions, thereby improving the healthcare process and customer experience regardless of economic wealth.
For people in emerging markets where access to healthcare is a challenge, using the BYON8 app on their mobile devices means that they will be far better connected to medical advice and treatment when they need it.
For medical professionals in emerging markets signing up for the BYON8 platform means that they will be able to help more people, who would otherwise find it hard if not impossible to get medical advice and treatment when they need it.
All users have access to the BYON8 platforms that offer a rule-based diagnostic engine based on more than 3,5B patient cases and more than 100.000 rules.
BYON8 is centered around two core offerings; First, a free symptom checker that allows users to enter their symptoms and understand what might be causing them.
Second, the opportunity to schedule appointments with licensed Medical Doctors and get in touch through video or built-in chat.
BYON8 is the leading Digital Health app in Kenya measured in terms of both user base and customer satisfaction.
Customers are turning to BYON8 for its great user experience, fair pricing, and the convenience of having instant access to high-quality doctors directly from their mobile phones.
The company intends to fuel its growth through close and synergistic collaboration with strategic partners within, and on the periphery of, the healthcare ecosystem.
Earlier this year, BYON8 also launched a new and affordable medical package for both corporates and individuals that seeks to make high-quality healthcare more accessible, affordable, and equal to all.
The new medical covers come in three packages and include the Premium package that goes for Ksh 695/ month, Elite Package that goes for Ksh 1695/ month, and Beyond Package that goes for Ksh 2495/ month.
The new packages will offer users free access to unlimited consultations, a personal team of up to 3 doctors and health and wellness reports given to you on an annual basis, and much more.
BYON8 was founded in the fall of 2017 in Sweden by a mix of doctors, mathematicians, and programmers.
The goal is to make quality healthcare accessible, affordable, and convenient by digitizing primary care.
The BYON8 app has been developed based on +4 years of medical research and development and launched in Kenya in early 2020. The company has offices in Stockholm, Sweden, and Nairobi, Kenya.