Our health plans for people living in Africa
Members in Africa love being with us
Expats and businesses in Africa have relied on us for health insurance since 1992. See what our member say about us!
“I liked that I could speak to a human being at the end of the phone. I just prefer dealing with someone directly.”
“If Cosmina [one of our claims advisers] hadn’t heard off me in a few days, she’d send a little message asking how we were doing, and that she hoped everything was going well.”
Blog posts on Africa
Frequently asked questions
No. The health plans we provide in Africa are the same as those we provide elsewhere. Instead, we have a range of options (e.g. areas of cover, excesses, optional benefits) that are designed for members in Africa.
Where the plans differ is the pricing. In general, our premiums for African countries are much lower than premiums for countries in other regions.
We also have slightly different rules for plans in Africa. For example, in several African countries we can provide insurance to local nationals.
Africa, together with Southeast Asia, has always been a key region for William Russell. We’re redoubling that commitment with a dedicated website hub and collateral, while we’re working closely with our insurers to make our Africa proposition more appealing to individuals, families, and companies in Africa.
No. An insurer in the Allianz group of companies is the underwriter for all our health insurance plans and protection plans in Africa.
We can accept local nationals in the following countries.
Botswana, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
We can accept expats in all Africa countries.
We have members in 31 countries in Africa. The map below shows how they’re distributed through Africa. A pink icon indicates that we accept local nationals in that country.
We have working relationships with the main hospitals in most Africa countries. You can find out more about those hospitals on our dedicated medical network webpage.
We have a range of discounts for new members in Africa, including lifetime discounts. Please check out our Promotions Centre for up-to-date information.