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Wondering how best YOU and your family or your organization can get the care you need at the right time with NaYa?
Nothing brings peace of mind like knowing that your hard-earned funds are spent on family’s healthcare the way you’ve intended to back home, or that you can always access healthcare even when short of cash
See how YOU can guarantee your peace of mind with NaYa
Want to stop early morning emergency phone calls from relatives back home?
Budget your help for your family's medical expenses with NaYa health cards. Keep track from one single place: your own NaYa portal!
Enjoy the peace of mind
Fearing of running out on your medications at the end of the month?
Save your funds in a health-only card for your recurrent medical expenses and use them when you need it.
You have a big medical procedure coming up?
Put aside health-dedicated funds in NaYa’s health cards whenever you have a bit of cash. Grow your safety net to pay for medicines later.
Have medical insurance but always find yourself unable to cover out-of-pocket medication costs?
Be your own tontine, set aside funds in your health card regularly to cover future health expenses.
Living in Cameroon, with no CASH to pay for doctor consultations or medicines?
Request NaYa health credit to get your medicine when you need it the most. Get well better today AND pay later.
Looking for a gift idea?
Recognize your top-performing employees or cheer up a loved one with a NaYa health card. Give the gift of health
You're an NGO and you want to attract more donors?
Increase donors’ trust and funding through an end-to-end transparent and fully traceable donations disbursement process. Contact us at email@example.com
You are a tontine, or an association looking for an accountability partner to make sure your funds are well spent by your beneficiaries?
Get the guarantee that your donations will be used for the right causes with our traceable health cards, direct disbursement of medical services to beneficiaries are fully traceable. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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We have answers to your questions.
NaYa is a digital health access platform with integrated medical payment which connects family caregivers in the diaspora, patients and family heads in Cameroon to transparent and affordable health coverage solutions and verified medical providers.
Whether you need to view how funds transferred for your family’s medical bills are spent, need to put money aside for future medical bills, or you need a small help to pay for your own healthcare, NaYa health points system helps you stay in control of your health and money.
Peace of mind with transparency. With NaYa traceable health points you get full visibility on how your funds are being spent. Check out our health card benefits in the How it works section.
Afford freedom from healthcare barriers . With NaYa financial assistance, our health points credits remove the financial constraint represented by the payment of upfront fee-for-service at clinics and pharmacies. Affordability. Patients can pay out of pocket costs which their existing medical insurance does not cover when money is tight.
Cost transparency which gives you choice. On NaYa chatbot, you can see the cost estimates of doctor consultations or medicines before you see a doctor or go to the pharmacy. You can decide what to spend on or what to transfer to your family
NaYa offers two services open to individuals and organizations.
Cameroonians living in the diaspora and Individuals living in Cameroon can use health cards to help pay for family members’ medical bills in Cameroon with the guarantee that their funds will only get used to cover medical bills.
Easy access to cost estimates for medicine and doctor’ consultations makes it easy for senders, patients to decide how much they want to spend and/or transfer to family members to help pay for their medical expenses.
Local patients in Cameroon can request financial assistance to get health points credit redeemable for medicine, consultation at participating medical providers. The health point credit allows local patients short of cash to access the medicines or doctor they need when they need ( with the money barrier out of the way) and pay later. In a way it is a health safety net similar to a credit card but for health only.
To open an account today go to https://bot.nayafrica.com
Organizations, Tontines and corporate donor who wants to ensure donations get transparently disbursed to beneficiaries in Cameroon send contact us at email@example.com
You are an NGO which wants to increase donors’ trust and funding through a transparent and traceable donations disbursement process. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes. NaYa chatbot is hosted on Telegram. If you do not have telegram you will need to download Telegram App from Google store or Apple store. Next, to access NaYa chatbot click the link https://bot.nayafrica.com or search NayaHealthBot in the search bar on Telegram.
Psst. If you already have Telegram just search NayaHealtBot on Telegram search bar
No. NaYa health point credit and health cards service are accessed by signing up on NaYa chatbot on Telegram from anywhere in the world.
To join go to https://bot.nayafrica.com
NaYa’s health card is available for purchase anywhere in the world. Individuals,caregivers/organizations can top it up through the chatbot even if they work a significant distance from home. However, NaYa’s health points are only redeemable for medical services with our affiliates in the region (Cameroon). They do not translate to other countries’ healthcare services yet, nor unverified providers in the country.
Registered users, patients can find an up-to-date list of NaYa affiliated healthcare providers on the chatbot menu ( option#). Access the chatbot here https://bot.nayafrica.com. Please remember that NaYa health cards are only accepted in approved providers in the country. We vet our medical services to ensure competent, reliable, and effective healthcare. Check which local pharmacy or clinic accepts NaYa in YAOUNDE as a form of payment on the chatbot at https://bot.nayafrica.com.
Users anywhere in the world can connect to NaYa chatbot on Telegram (phone & desktop) to access our services. However, you will need a verified phone number to send and receive SMS/Telegram messages. Users in Cameroon will need to have Telegram installed on their mobile phones to redeem services at affiliated participating healthcare providers. Family caregivers/users in the diaspora will need access to a smartphone or the web to top-up health cards through the NaYa chatbot.
To sign up go to https://bot.nayafrica.com
NaYa offers a zero premium for a ‘get now, pay later’ health point credit. Patients will have to submit all required information through NaYa chatbot on Telegram. Pending verification of submitted information patients can get notification of the value of health points credit they have been pre-approved for.
Effective disbursement of the health points credit is subject to the patient’s payment of a down payment (NOT a deposit) and verification of the submitted information.
We don’t think so. We’ve heard patients’ and caregivers’ feedback through focus groups and during our pilot phase at Pharmacy Moliva in Madagascar in Yaounde. People want health coverage which covers their needs with no strings attached, that is for
1) removes financial barriers which cause delays in getting medical attention and
2) make sure funds dedicated to medical care reach their goal back home. We’ve listened and came up with a Zero-deposit health point credit and a fully traceable funds transfer process for local patients and family caregivers in the diaspora and at home. To make our process sustainable we apply service fees. If this is a catch, well we like to think we are a pretty good one:)