31 Aug ENERGY IS A KEY FOUNDATION FOR IMPROVING HEALTHCARE
DREAM EP Global Energy was able to attend a co-creation meeting with the Isiolo County Government and stakeholders in the private health sector; Philips, P.S.K and Living Goods with the main objective of improving the healthcare status in Isiolo County. The purpose of this meeting was to provide a framework of cooperation and facilitate collaboration in the development and implementation of a primary health care model in Isiolo County. The primary care model aims at improving the quality of primary care through sharing of responsibilities between the involved parties.
Isiolo is a county in the North Eastern Province of Kenya.
Estimated Population: 143,294
Estimated size: 25,336.1 SQ. KM.
Population density: 5.66 people PER SQ.
DREAM POWERING HEALTHCARE IN ISIOLO
As per the key solution elements highlighted during the meeting, infrastructure was one of them. As part of infrastructure, sufficient, reliable energy was discussed. The need to have a reliable source of energy in building healthcare centers and improving existing ones was recognized. Most of the healthcare centers in Isiolo had medical equipment but insufficient electricity supply to power them up.
His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Abdi Kuti, Isiolo governor, said that by 2030, Isiolo aims at developing into a key county in Kenya. As DREAM Kenya, we believe that development begins with healthy citizens. A proper healthcare system has available reliable energy as its foundation.
DREAM EP Global Energy, Kenya is committed to powering healthcare as one of its strategic pillars and therefore, it would be an honor to work with Isiolo County and take up the challenge to make Isiolo County’s DREAM come true.