Kenyans living near Embakasi Medical Centre, Tassia estate along Fedha Road have a reason to smile as Equity Afia opens a clinic in that area to offer residents access to quality, affordable and comprehensive healthcare services. The clinic which is near Tumaini Supermarket is the 13th in Nairobi.
The Equity Afia franchise of clinics is currently operational in Nairobi, Nyeri, Kiambu and Nakuru Counties and is on a mission to expand strategically into other areas within Nairobi’s outskirts and across other counties. So far, the clinics are available in Ongata Rongai, Thika, Buruburu, Kayole, Kawangware, Ruiru, Nyeri, Nakuru, Kahawa, Utawala, Kikuyu, Nairobi CBD and now in Embakasi.
Equity Afia clinics have so far employed almost 200 full-time employees who have served over 160,000 patients.
Equity Afia was established by Equity Group Foundation (EGF) to respond to the growing need for affordable quality healthcare for all Kenyans. It also provides a platform for alumni of the Equity Leaders Program (ELP), who are qualified health professionals to join the franchise and use their health expertise to transform lives and livelihoods of Kenyans through offering affordable, quality and accessible healthcare.
Speaking at the event, David Nyamu, Director Marketing at Equity commented saying “At Equity, we are determined to invest in the improvement of the healthcare sector in Kenya. Our Equity Leaders Program has a database of over 350 alumni with training in various areas within the medical field. We hope to tap into this resource in an effort to increase access to quality healthcare services.”