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App Of The Week: Medplan

The good news about most diseases is that they can be avoided and the risks of having them kept at bay. Indeed, the prospects of living a healthy life in this day and age are higher than ever, thanks to advancements in medicine and a tremendous increase in awareness of the inner workings of the human body. It is now apparent that everyone should be cognizant of their health status and listen to their bodies more often. Unfortunately, not many adhere to this principle, thus increasing the likelihood of ill health.

This is why there is a need for more healthcare services to provide platforms where patients will be active participants in the care and management of their health. This will ensure that more lives are being saved and people are more steps away from falling prey to ill health. One such service is Medplan, an app that is committed to helping individuals achieve overall sound health.

The Medplan app is a great companion for health-conscious individuals who are interested in staying up to date with health news, keeping up with valuable health tips, getting apt reminders for all their scheduled medications and more benefits that will enable them to live a healthy life. Medplan is most definitely a dream come true for many who have been aiming to be more attentive to their health.

Meet The App

In order to have access to quality healthcare you virtually always have to provide relevant details about your health. This is the exact same procedure Medplan employs in its bid to provide you with quality healthcare services. For you to benefit from the Medplan platform, you will have to provide relevant information about your health like your age, genotype, blood group, height, and so on. This information should be provided once you have registered on the app and will lead you to the main its main features.

The first striking feature you come across on the app is the medical news feed that is updated daily to keep you informed on health-related findings. Any news on this feed can be saved for “offline reading” and shared across all social media platforms. To the top right corner of the homepage is a drop-down menu which allows users choose any news category which they want to get information on. This category covers a broad range of topics  including Abortion, Acid Reflux/Gerd, Anxiety, Asthma, Alzheimer’s disease, Bipolar, Cancer, Depression, Diabetes, Dentistry, Leukemia, Fertility, Genetics, Erectile Dysfunction, Stroke, Ulcerative Colitis, Sexual Health/ STDs, Biology/Biochemistry, Lupus, Men’s Health and Women’s Health amongst other topics relevant to healthcare.

The top left corner of the homepage gives you access to all the features which you can embrace in order to pay attention to your health and ensure you are not missing out on any important detail. On this side of the app, you can easily set reminders for any appointments you have with your doctor, record any important health measurements like your blood pressure, pulse rate, sugar level, weight, and HIV status. You can also add additional information to the “Notes” section and search up any drug you need information on.

In an overall sense, the Medplan app makes the “task” of caring for your health feasible and more pragmatic. With a good number of services that you don’t usually find side-by-side on just any app, Medplan makes it possible for you to pay attention to different aspects of your health.

Getting The App

The Medplan app is available on Google Play store at a downloadable size of 8.7MB. It has decent reviews and is compatible with Android 5.0 and above. Click the link below to get the app:


Featured image source: Medplan

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Samuel Okoruwa

My name is Samuel Okoruwa. I am an ardent researcher, reading is life and writing is fun.



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    Lisa Onuwabhagbe

    20th May 2019 at 8:38 am

    Thanks a lot Samuel for your post.

    However the image review is for the oldest version of the app. The more recent version has a tablet with a bell reminder on it, and has a lot of changes to it.

    Kindly review

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    John Mote

    20th May 2019 at 9:21 am

    Thanks for the review Samuel… Sadly that’s an image from an early beta version of the app…

  3. Samuel Okoruwa

    Samuel Okoruwa

    20th May 2019 at 12:38 pm

    Hello Lisa and John. Unfortunately, that was the only image I came across that I could relate with the app. I would appreciate if you could refer me to a more current one. Thank you.

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