- January 31, 2022
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Equity Afia Opens 6 Additional Medical Centers
Equity Afia now has a network of 53 outpatient medical centers distributed across 19 counties in Kenya.
Equity Afia has opened 6 additional medical centers in Ruai, Kariobangi, Lavington, Umoja, Kerugoya, and Nanyuki as part of efforts to increase access to quality and affordable healthcare services in Kenya.
The additional medical centers have been opened in line with Equity Afia’s goal to ensure the sustained improvement of the health and well-being of Kenyans by increasing access to and utilization of quality, affordable and standardized healthcare.
Commenting on the opening of the new facilities, Equity Group Chief Commercial Officer, Polycarp Igathe said, “The Equity Afia network continues to grow and we are happy to play a role in enhancing the quality of healthcare services accorded to Kenyans in all parts of the country.”
With the opening of the new facilities, Equity Afia, the medical franchise of Equity Group Foundation now has a network of 53 outpatient medical centers distributed across 19 counties in Kenya.
“Our mandate as a primary healthcare service provider is to offer quality and standardized healthcare services to all our clients and at affordable costs. Equity Afia contributes to the attainment of SDG 3 by ensuring that communities within which we operate lead healthy lives and that we promote well-being for all,” added Igathe
The Equity Afia medical centers, which were first launched in 2015 and have recorded 700,000 cumulative patient visits as of 2021, are managed by trained and qualified Medical Officers and Consultants who are alumni of the Equity Leaders Program (ELP).
Also commenting on the opening of the facilities, Equity Afia Kariobangi Medical Officer-In-Charge, Dr. Anthony Kinyanjui said, “Our vision to become a key player and a top-of-mind medical service provider in Kenya is quickly coming to realization. I am delighted that as alumni of ELP, we are working with other health sector players to impact lives positively by championing health education and promotion as well as access to healthcare services through the physical expansion of our network and through offering top of class medical services at affordable rates.”
Located in Ruai at Woodlands Plaza along Kangundo Road, in Kariobangi along Outering Road near Equity Bank, in Lavington on 3rd Floor Lavington Mall, in Umoja at Moi Drive – opposite PCEA Umoja1, in Nanyuki at Nanyuki Business Centre along Nyeri- Nanyuki Road and in Kerugoya on 1st Floor Anchor Plaza along Hospital Road, the 6 medical centers are strategically located for ease and convenience of access.