In North-East India, Boat Clinics Go Solar for Better Healthcare Delivery

For communities perilously living in flood prone areas, access to basic resources and opportunities is a perpetual challenge. River islands especially lack basic infrastructure and services such as healthcare, education, power, drinking water and sanitation. People risk the weather and flooding rivers, and make long journeys in difficult terrains to get basic health services such as vaccination, mother and child care, medicines, minor operations, etc. Medical emergencies can be particularly harrowing. Same challenges are prevalent across the sundarbans in Bangladesh, coastal areas of Rakhine in Myanmar, the lakes of Cambodia, and many other areas.
River islands especially lack basic infrastructure and services such as healthcare, education, power, drinking water and sanitation. health services such as vaccination, mother and child care, medicines, minor operations, etc…
https://www.powerforall.org/countries/india/north-east-india-boat-clinics-go-solar-better-healthcare-delivery

In Conversation with... Leigh Vial

Is Nigeria on the cusp of an energy access explosion? The award-winning Solar Nigeria program has already powered 172 schools and 11 health centers and is now working with private partners to bring solar to over 2.5 million homes.
health centers and is now working with private partners to bring solar to over 2.5 million homes…
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/interviews/conversation-leigh-vial

In Conversation with... Ellen Dorsey

“One For All” is a new civil society campaign that seeks to end energy poverty by ensuring universal access to clean, renewable, and affordable energy by 2030. Comprised of leaders from the global development, faith, philanthropy, women’s rights, and health sectors, One For All is inviting partners to help design and launch a global initiative to call upon mission driven investors to direct 1% of their assets in the form of grants and investment capital toward innovative projects that deliver clean, renewable, and affordable energy around the world.
health sectors, One For All is inviting partners to help design and launch a global initiative to call upon mission driven investors to direct 1% of their assets in the form of grants and investment capital toward innovative projects that deliver clean, renewable, and affordable energy around the world…
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/interviews/conversation-ellen-dorsey

Insight: 5 World-Changing Energy Access Innovations

Energy access is not just about powering homes and businesses, but creating the energy needed to meet every one of our Sustainable Development Goals. These pioneering decentralized renewable solutions have the potential to plug billions into the information age, combat the biggest global threat to children's health and provide clean water to millions. Check out these five innovations that could help change the world.
health and provide clean water to millions. “O” My Gosh Decentralized solar energy is already powering health centers, refrigerating vaccines and being used by health workers in unelectrified regions…
https://www.powerforall.org/insights/technologies/insight-5-world-changing-energy-access-innovations

Share the message: #endenergypovertyfaster

Every day that families are trapped in energy poverty, there is a huge cost; a billion people lose out on the health, education, and opportunity that comes with access to clean, affordable power. Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have much needed goals to end energy poverty but still focus most of their energy funding on projects that take many years to complete. Rapidly deployable decentralized renewables can bring energy access to millions much quicker.
health, education, and opportunity that comes with access to clean, affordable power…
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/articles/share-message-endenergypovertyfaster

Billions in savings from kerosene subsidy cuts should go to distributed solar: IISD

India is one of the largest consumers of kerosene on an absolute and per capita basis. Because there are no accessible, affordable and established sustainable alternatives, poor rural households — especially in remote rural areas — continue to use kerosene as their primary lighting fuel despite the well-recorded health hazards. But this is changing, according to new policy analysis by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
health hazards…
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/articles/billions-savings-kerosene-subsidy-cuts-should-go-distributed-solar-iisd

Solar + Storage: A path to converging clean cooking, electricity access? India thinks so.

The government has launched an innovation challenge that hopes to revolutionize access to electric induction cookstoves by taking advantage of huge cost declines in solar PV. Cheaper batteries are the “x factor”. Health and climate benefits are the prize.
Health and climate benefits are the prize…
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/articles/solar-storage-path-converging-clean-cooking-electricity-access-india-thinks-so

Health

Achieving universal health care powered by distributed renewable energy.
health care facilities 26 August 2020: Strengthening Health Infrastructure in Jharkhand through DRE (CEED) 5 August 2020: National Action Roundtable on Powering Rural Health Care with Clean Energy in India Health This campaign brings together the health care and energy sectors to power rural health facilities in underserved regions with distributed clean energy…
https://www.powerforall.org/campaigns/Renewable-Energy-and-Health

In north-east India, boat clinics go solar for better healthcare delivery

For communities perilously living in flood prone areas, access to basic resources and opportunities is a perpetual challenge. River islands especially lack basic infrastructure and services such as healthcare, education, power, drinking water and sanitation. People risk the weather and flooding rivers, and make long journeys in difficult terrains to get basic health services such as vaccination, mother and child care, medicines, minor operations, etc. Medical emergencies can be particularly harrowing. Same challenges are prevalent across the sundarbans in Bangladesh, coastal areas of Rakhine in Myanmar, the lakes of Cambodia, and many other areas.
River islands especially lack basic infrastructure and services such as healthcare, education, power, drinking water and sanitation. health services such as vaccination, mother and child care, medicines, minor operations, etc…
https://www.powerforall.org/insights/impact/north-east-india-boat-clinics-go-solar-better-healthcare-delivery

New research: rooftop solar can bridge India’s gap in rural health services

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), one of South Asia’s leading policy research institutions, today issued a new report concluding that distributed solar energy can play a major role in bridging India’s massive gap in delivering rural healthcare services, both as a primary and backup source of power. Currently, 1 in 2 rural Primary Health Centers (PHCs) in India suffer from lack of electricity or irregular power supply, with over 38 million households depending on PHCs that have zero electricity access.
healthcare services, both as a primary and backup source of power. Health Centers (PHCs) in India suffer from lack of electricity or irregular power supply, with over 38 million households depending on PHCs that have zero electricity access…
https://www.powerforall.org/insights/impact/new-research-rooftop-solar-can-bridge-indias-gap-rural-health-services

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