Equity Afia opens new clinic in Nairobi’s CBD
By Daisy Okanga | Equity Afia has opened its 12th satellite clinic within Nairobi’s Central Business District (CBD), in a move to increase access to quality and affordable health services.
The new clinic targets individuals and corporates located within Nairobi’s Central Business District (CBD) and the business community living and serving within Nairobi and its environs.
Speaking during the opening ceremony, Equity Group Foundation Executive Director Mr. Reuben Mbindu said the Franchise was on track in its growth strategy.
“Equity Afia is committed to championing affordable access to healthcare in Kenya, enabling people to lead productive lives. We have standardized our services across all our clinics to ensure you have the same quality experience whether you are in Nakuru, Ongata Rongai, Nyeri or Nairobi CBD, “ said Mr. Mbindu.
Equity Afia was launched in 2015 and is National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) accredited, allowing both the employed and the self-employed to access medical outpatient treatment under the national cover as stipulated by NHIF’s outpatient benefit scheme.
Manasseh Bocha, the Chief Clinical Officer Ministry of Health said Kenya has made a remarkable progress towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) courtesy of collaboration from stakeholders in the health sector.
He further urged other stakeholders to adopt cost effective health models that will increase to quality services.
Equity Afia clinics are managed by medical doctor entrepreneurs who were beneficiaries of Wings to Fly and the Equity Leaders Program (ELP).
The alumni of Equity Leaders Program who are qualified health professionals are provided platforms by the Equity Afia clinics to join the franchise and use their health expertise to transform lives and livelihoods of Kenyans by offering affordable, quality and accessible healthcare.