Interview with Babatomiwa Bayo-Ojo: Promoting Healthcare Service Delivery in Nigeria

In this podcast, the focus is on the installation of mini-grids in Karu Primary Health Centre in Abuja, Nigeria, by Volsus Energy. It represents the Volsus Solar for Health (VSFH) mini-grid program which is targeting to install 5,000 units of mini-grids across health centers to improve healthcare delivery services in Nigeria.
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/interviews/interview-babatomiwa-bayo-ojo-promoting-healthcare-service-delivery-nigeria

Decentralized renewable energy and healthcare

Power for All is working at the center of energy and health sectors to help scale decentralized renewable energy--mini grids and rooftop solar--that can solve these challenges quickly and cost effectively.
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/videos/decentralized-renewable-energy-and-healthcare

Fact Sheet: Solarizing Rural health Centers in Jharkhand

Nearly 38 million people in the state of Jharkhand, India, do not have access to critical and basic health services. Decentralized Renewable Energy can empower the 4000 rural health centers with reliable electricity, which will ensure quality health care for all in the state.
https://www.powerforall.org/resources/fact-sheets-research-summaries/fact-sheet-solarizing-rural-health-centers-jharkhand

Ten Steps to Improving Rural Health Care in India

Health care and energy coalition release action plan to achieving universal health care powered by distributed clean energy.
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/press-releases/ten-steps-improving-rural-health-care-india

Campaign Update: May 2022

Power for All was well represented at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. The team, led by our CEO Kristina Skierka, also co-chaired two-panel discussions at the event, ‘Transitioning to the Grid of the Future’ and ‘Powering Jobs: Building a Workforce to Meet the SGD 7 Challenge’. The Powering Jobs campaign kicked off its first steering committee meeting in Ethiopia and held its second in Uganda. We also have the initial findings from our health survey from Jharkhand State in India. Read on for these and other updates from our campaigns.
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/campaign-updates/campaign-update-may-2022

Vaccine cold chain is the beginning, not the end, for rural healthcare

Vaccine cold chain only a first step Refrigation for vaccines is essential to achieve global equity in the fight against COVID, but to ensure universal health care requires service-based models, a standardized and affordable supply chain of off-grid medical devices, and much great inter-sectoral collaboration to power 10s of thousands of unelectrified clinics.
https://www.powerforall.org/insights/impact/vaccine-cold-chain-beginning-not-end-rural-healthcare

4 insights on what’s next for India rural electrification

In 2019, India announced the completion of the Saubhagya Initiative, its program to provide electricity connections to every village and every home in the country. However, even though millions more are now connected, problems remain (and new ones have emerged), including unreliable supply of power, a lack of workforce capacity for utilities (DISCOMs) to serve an expanded customer base and additional stress of fiscal health.
https://www.powerforall.org/insights/asia/4-insights-whats-next-india-rural-electrification

Going Beyond Solar: A Holistic Approach to Powering Rural Healthcare

In this episode of the Power for All podcast, William Brent speaks with Jeff Stottlemyer of CLASP’s Clean Energy Access program. COVID-19 has highlighted a silent humanitarian crisis that has persisted for far too long -- the fact that hundreds of millions of people in Africa and Asia are still served by rural health clinics that have no electricity.
https://www.powerforall.org/news-media/interviews/going-beyond-solar-holistic-approach-powering-rural-healthcare

Research Summary: Ensuring inclusive energy access

Poor People’s Energy Outlook (PPEO) by Practical Action highlights best-practice for bottom-up energy planning, policy, finance, and scaling. Finance and subsidy are key. So is more focus on social uses: street lighting, health, education.
https://www.powerforall.org/resources/fact-sheets-research-summaries/research-summary-ensuring-inclusive-energy-access

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