Africa HR Solutions is redefining medical insurance in Africa with Unisure

medical insurance in Africa

If you have ever thought that medical insurance in Africa was something like a labyrinth, or a necessary evil one had to endure to get coverage for one’s employees… Then you are not the only one, far from it!

Challenges of Medical Insurance in Africa

Finding comprehensive medical coverage

It is already difficult enough to find an insurer that offers comprehensive coverage (including dental and optical benefits, for example) at mostly reasonable prices… but now, if you are looking for more extensive coverage (including maternity benefits and superior outpatient coverage, for example), you might find the task almost impossible.

Pan-African medical insurance coverage

To that, add health coverage in multiple African countries, and you face the unattractive prospect of endless bureaucracy and hair-raising prices.

We have noted these grievances at Africa HR Solutions. We understand how difficult and pricey it is to ensure that your team is appropriately covered – especially in countries where the national health system is not as developed, and private healthcare is not just an option, but an imperative.  

This is why Africa HR Solutions is now partnering with renowned global insurer Unisure: to change the world of medical insurance in Africa as you know it.

Africa HR Solutions & Unisure: how our offer can help you

Streamlined health insurance in Africa

Our new service streamlines all your health insurance needs, making it easier than ever to cover your employees—rather than having to deal with multiple insurance firms in the various African countries you operate in.

Better health benefits also give workers more incentives to join your business and prolong their employment.

Comprehensive medical insurance offer

No more bargaining and luck-based searches for comprehensive medical insurance covers! We bring you truly extensive medical insurance cover, including dental and optical benefits, in-patient and out-patient coverage, and more… And if you also want to give employees the ability to hand-pick their health plans, you can!

Customizable health plan

The health plans that your staff members have will be as distinct as their demands. To better meet your demands and financial situation, we provide 5 distinct plans, each with varying levels of coverage.

 

Novel advantages

You have the freedom to mix and match benefits (dental, in- and out-patient treatment, etc.) with our health insurance plans. Our flexible excess structures enable you to customize your plan to have no excess at all or to have any amount of excess you wish for.

Adaptable schemes

The final product’s cost and structure are entirely under your control. How? Thanks to the flexibility of choosing optional features, you may create an insurance plan that meets your needs and preferences without breaking the bank.

 

Worldwide coverage

Barring a few exceptions, our partnership with Unisure enables us to provide coverage anywhere in the world. What does this signify? It implies that your staff members may travel with peace of mind, knowing that they will be taken care of in the event of an illness or injury. It also saves you money as an employer on regular travel and international health insurance coverage.

How can you make the most of these offers?

These advantageous medical insurance offers are exclusively available through Africa HR Solutions – the leading EOR (Employer of Record) and one of the top PEOs (Professional Employer Organization) and payroll providers across Africa.

If your organization is ready to choose medical insurance covers that make life easier for both you and your employees, get in touch with us now.

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GRANT GERAGHTY - Africa HR Team

GRANT GERAGHTY

HEAD OF CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

Grant Geraghty is the longest-serving member of the Africa HR team. This resident subject matter expert and client champion is responsible for gaining a deep understanding of our clients’ unique HR needs in Africa and providing tailored solutions that align with their business objectives. Grant collaborates closely with our clients to ensure that their requirements are properly implemented, providing ongoing support and guidance throughout the process.

Grant brings a wealth of experience to his role, having served as Africa HR’s longest-serving employee. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in Economics and Business Finance, from the University of Natal in South Africa. Additionally, he has completed a certification program in Payroll and Tax Administration from the University of Cape Town, further enhancing his expertise in HR operations and compliance.

His commitment to delivering exceptional service and his extensive knowledge of HR in Africa make him an invaluable member of the Africa HR team.

KEVINA TAKOORDYAL Africa HR Team

KEVINA TAKOORDYAL

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.

VILOSHNA PACKIRY POULLE​

VILOSHNA PACKIRY POULLE

Head of Finance & Business Support

Viloshna is an experienced finance professional with 18 years of expertise in strategic financial planning, financial analysis, cash flow management, systems and controls implementation, financial reporting, and continuous process improvements. She currently serves as Head of Finance & Business Support, where she has successfully automated and leveraged the financial reporting system capabilities to ensure efficient company operations.

Viloshna’s background includes senior roles in a multinational pharmaceutical company and a large listed Mauritian conglomerate. Her meticulous attention to detail and strategic thinking have streamlined financial processes, making her a valuable addition to any finance team. Viloshna is a qualified finance professional with an FCCA qualification and an MBA, bringing valuable expertise to any organization.

In her current role, Viloshna leads the company’s Treasury and Payments function, including the fulfillment of the company’s cross-border payments into Africa. With her strong educational background and extensive experience, Viloshna consistently demonstrates her ability to optimize financial operations, minimize risks, and improve profitability. Her expertise in financial reporting and process improvements make her a valuable asset to any organization.

MARK DU PREEZ​

MARK DU PREEZ

Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

Alex Daruty - Africa HR Team

ALEX DARUTY

Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.