Teacher Medical Scheme service provider Minet Kenya has invited teachers struggling with chronic diseases to apply and register for the Chronic Disease Management Scheme.
According to Minet, this will give educators full access to chronic medicine, telemedicine, general health materials on managing various chronic conditions, and access to Chronic Health Talk Webinars.
This comes after the service provider reported that 90 percent of CDM clients who are new teachers were between the ages of 36 and 70, and 63 percent of CDM patients (teachers) had hypertension, while 22 percent reported. people who are registered in the regimen to manage their diabetes.
According to Minet, conditions managed in Chronic Disease Management include hypertension, diabetes, asthma, hypertension/diabetes, cancer, seizure disorders, arthritis, thyroid disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, bipolar disorder, psychiatric disorders, HIV, cancer, epilepsy, kidney disease . belonging to Acne and gouty rheumatism.
Teachers struggle with various chronic diseases, like everyone else. Fortunately, the Teachers Medical Scheme run by Minet has it covered.
The scheme supports teachers in managing chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, peptic ulcer, HIV, mental disorders and sickle cell by accessing the Comprehensive Chronic Benefits and Chronic Disease Management Programme.
Minet advises teachers to stop smoking, get enough physical activity, reduce alcohol consumption, eat a balanced diet, maintain a healthy weight and blood pressure, and check cholesterol levels as preventive measures to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
The Teachers’ Medical Scheme covers more than a million people, including more than 300,000 registered teachers and more than 700,000 registered non-professionals in various occupational groups, provided by the Teachers’ Service Commission (TSC) and administered by the Ministry of Health. It is one of the largest insurance deals in the history of medical insurance in the country.