April 26, 2019 | DEVEX | An estimated 41% of health care facilities in low- and middle- income countries have reliable electricity. Stand-alone solar units are playing a key role in increasing access to electricity, but often lack proper funding for follow-up and maintenance after installation.
UNOPS – Lights Switched on for the First Time across Rural Sierra Leone
December 20, 2019 | Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio officially commissioned the turning-on of lights in 54 rural communities across the country this week, as a part of the Rural Renewable Energy Project (RREP).
TIME – Best Inventions 2019 (We Care Solar)
November 21, 2019 | We Care Solar has shipped nearly 4,000 units to 27 developing countries, putting an end to deliveries in darkness.
WRI – Powering Remote Hospitals with Solar
October 24, 2019 | Unreliable electricity is a common challenge for healthcare centers located in rural areas. Some health centers across Asia and Africa are increasingly turning to solar power to meet basic energy needs.
Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy and Healthcare (2019)
June 26, 2019 | India’s Karuna Trust delivers effective healthcare using solar power and energy-efficient buildings and equipment, in areas that suffer up to eight hours of power cuts every day.
Powering Health: WHO brings solar energy to the health sector in Gaza
June 17, 2019 | The World Health Organization (WHO) and implementing partners inaugurated the newly installed solar power plant at Nasser hospital in the Gaza Strip.
March 28, 2019 | Powering Health Care electrified 36 clinics in Uganda. One year out, hear from mothers and midwives about how electricity is changing the way babies are brought into their world.
Sept.10, 2018 | Supported by the Yemen Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project (YIUSEP), a solar electricity solution was completed at Al-Jamhori hospital and the adjacent Oncology Treatment Center located in the capital of Sana’a.
Sept. 26, 2018 | The 2019 Ashden Awards is granting an award of up to £20,000 for organizations using sustainable forms of energy to support the provision of healthcare services.
Sept. 21, 2016 | SOLARKIOSK, 8minutenergy/Abundant Future Organization and HOPE Foundation inaugurated five solar powered mini-clinics at the Rohingya...
August 13, 2018 | On this episode of Global GoalsCast, the UN Foundation took over to discuss how countries are measuring their SDG progress.
July 23, 2018 | In an interview on TODAY, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses his work in supporting Puerto Rico's recovery, including electrifying health centers.
May 16, 2018 | Renewable energy has long been heralded as the solution for providing hard-to-reach communities with electricity. But how can we ensure that it's sustainable?
March 8, 2018 | With abundant untapped energy resources but electricity access at only 30 percent, the Government of Ethiopia has launched an ambitious plan to bring power to all citizens by 2025...
February 13, 2018 | One of the UK’s leading clean tech advocates yesterday launched a new charitable campaign to save the lives of babies admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Government Hospital in Bo…
March 30, 2018 | Tribal and forest communities in remote parts of the country are turning to renewable energy as a catalyst for delivering better healthcare. Two new videos from SELCO Foundation show the huge impact of distributed solar.
January 17, 2018 | The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Namibia collaborated with Global Fund and the Ministry of Health and Social Services on a UNDP global initiative called Solar 4 Health.
April 04, 2018 | For World Health Day 2018, we want to highlight some incredible organisations on our longlist that are striving to achieve SDG3: Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all, using sustainable energy to do so.
March 26, 2017 | Energy 4 Impact, in partnership with the OVO Foundation, is piloting a novel approach to upgrading education and health care services in remote Kenyan...
February 2nd, 2018 | More than four months after Hurricane Maria tore across Puerto Rico, over 450,000 people are still without power. For critical facilities like hospitals, the lack of electricity has meant cutting services and relying on generators until power is restored.
January 23, 2018 | Call the midwife in Nairobi, Kenya, and you may receive a visit from someone like Margaret Wairimu Maina.
November 15, 2017 | As part of its ongoing commitment to developing the healthcare infrastructure in Malawi, the country’s Ministry of Health, through the Global Fund Project Implementation Unit (PIU)...
A Review of Sustainable Energy Access and Technologies for Healthcare Facilities in the Global South
August 01, 2017 | Access to reliable, affordable and sustainable energy is essential for improving living standards, development and economic growth.