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‘Why electrifying health centres with solar scheme is critical’

‘Why electrifying health centres with solar scheme is critical’

Energy
The current dismal supply of electricity has been described as a key limiting factor for operational capacity and dissemination of health information through electronic media. With rural communities being the worst hit, child immunisation and maternal health services are parts of health concerns that are reportedly affected by epileptic power supply across health centres. Nigeria may, however, address critical challenges facing health centres at rural communities if the deployment of 5,000 units of mini-grids, being planned across health centres, in the country is fully implemented. Access to sustainable, efficient, clean and reliable energy is a major focus of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). If this goal is met, its multiplier effect, according to sta...