On-demand access to board-certified Canadian doctors and nurse practitioners by secure text and video. No appointments necessary. No more waiting rooms!
PLEASE NOTE: Akira is currently not covered by OHIP. We offer both pay-per-use and unlimited memberships options for individuals or families. The service is currently only available to Ontario residents, but will be available across Canada in the near future.
Download the app to speak to a nurse, free of charge, who can help you choose the right option for your needs.
Akira’s clinical team can:
- Answer health-related questions.
- Diagnose many common illnesses.
- Order lab tests and imaging.
- Prescribe or renew medications.
- Refer you to specialists.
An estimated 70% of all visits to a doctor’s office could be conducted virtually, making Akira a convenient option for a wide variety of common issues, including:
- Cold and flu
- Medication renewals
- Sinus issues
- Skin issues
- Travel medicine
- Eye issues
- Sexual health
- Family planning
$49 + HST - One-time use, which includes 48 hours of unlimited access for followup questions.
$360/year + HST - 12 month unlimited use individual membership, which includes unlimited texting and video calls with our clinical team.
$600/year + HST - 12 month unlimited use family membership, which includes unlimited texting and video calls with our clinical team for 2 partners + unlimited children.
In an emergency, dial 911 or go straight to the nearest ER. Do not use Akira.
Our health care practitioners do not prescribe controlled substances (e.g. narcotics).
Akira is not a replacement for your family doctor. Our health care practitioners should not be your primary point of contact for chronic disease, cancer, or other complex care.