Medbury Deploys Technology to Ease COVID-19 Testing for Individuals, Corporates


By Ugo Aliogo

Medbury Medical Services, an accredited Coronavirus Disease testing centre and a notable member of the Lagos State Laboratory Consortium has deployed technology to ease testing for its clients.

A statement by the organisation said after opening testing centres at Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja; Lekki Phase 1, Medbury has deployed technology to ease testing for its clients.

The statement explained that the effort was in addition to the grand opening of a new Walk in and Drive-Through Centre at 20, Isaac John Street, Ikeja GRA.

The statement hinted that from February 24, 2021, COVID-19 testing began at the new facility and residents that visited reportedly enjoyed the service at the facility.

The statement remarked that clients can walk in or drive through and get tested within 15 minutes.

It added that as a characteristic of Medbury in delivering excellence, the new centre is clean, well-organized with well-trained staff and sample collectors, to ensure extremely fast service with nil waiting time.

“We will continue to improve our services with the use of feedback from our clients and technology to deliver superb customer experience for our clients. This will also encourage more people to test and bridge the current gap in the population of Nigerians that have tested for COVID-19,” said the Managing Director of Medbury Medicals, Dr. Itunu Akinware.

According to the statement: “In June 2020, Lagos State accredited seven private laboratories to boost its testing capacity and three private hospitals for case management.

“Results of tests taken at Medbury are delivered within 24 hours via e-mail. For travelers, results from Medbury can be confirmed on the verification platform designed by Medbury to curb spread and use of fake test results. This is being used by airlines, embassies and other stakeholders to authenticate results taken at all Medbury.

“This effort has drastically reduced the incidence of fake COVID-19 test results, as all results by Medbury can be easily confirmed on the Medbury website or through the Medbury lab App that can be downloaded on Google Playstore.”