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Hosted by Abt Associates: Open-Door Boardroom: Healthcare Electrification

17 Mar 2022
Archives Room
Hosted Boardroom

Nearly two-thirds of health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa lack reliable electricity or have no power at all, making it difficult or impossible for them to deliver quality health services—including nighttime care, refrigeration for vaccines, diagnostic testing, and digital communication.

This panel discussion will present a evolving public-private alliance to connect 10,000 African clinics with clean, sustainable, off-grid renewable energy. Discover how the Health Facility Electrification Alliance could further your government or organization’s goals in health, climate change, and economic empowerment for sub-Saharan Africa

Chairperson
Paul Faeth, Global Technical Director, Climate and Energy - Abt Associates
Speakers
Mark Carrato, Coordinator - Power Africa, USA
Dan Kammen, Energy Innovation - USAID, USA
Asha Varghese, President - The Caterpillar Foundation, USA
Sheka Forna, Project Director - HealthGrid, Sierra Leone
Bankole Cardoso, Managing Director - ENGIE Energy Access, Nigeria