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Solar energy improves medical healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa

UNDP develops the Solar for Health project in Zambia and Zimbabwe. More than 400 healthcare centres are now equipped with solar panels and the health products' cold chain is preserved.

In sub-Saharan Africa, lack of access to electricity has dramatic consequences for the quality of medical care. According to a study1 published in 2013, only 28% of hospitals have reliable access to electricity in th...

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