Solar power can transform healthcare in India

September 19, 2017

Solar systems at healthcare centers in rural Chhattisgarh shows that renewable energy can play a vital role in improving healthcare delivery, according to an article on the India Climate Dialogue website.

Primary health centers in Chhattisgarh powered by solar panels catered to 50 percent more patients than centers that did not have similar installations, the article said.

A study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water suggests how primary healthcare delivery, which is plagued by no or erratic power supply, can be dramatically improved in India by using renewable energy.

The study found that solar-powered healthcare facilities could significantly improve in-patient and outpatient services, emergency care, delivery services, and laboratory services in rural India.

Read the article.

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Energy and Power


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Reducing cross-contamination risk in healthcare facilities


Environmental cleaning specialists offer tips to help control infections

2/20/2018

Woman claims OK hospital bathroom was infested with bugs


Hospital staff cleaned the shower with bleach after being alerted to the bugs

2/20/2018

Many pediatric hospitals are including behavioral health services


Designers on behavioral healthcare projects are creating soothing environments with features a younger patient will like, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/20/2018

Fake paramedic found wandering the halls of Royal Adelaide hospital


Incident represents a major security breach for the newly opened Australian hospital

2/20/2018

DebMed Offers Triclosan Alternatives Following FDA’s Healthcare Antiseptic Final Rule


2/20/2018





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.