Equity Afia, which is owned by Equity Group, has launched two clinics in Ruiru and Nyeri. It is about improving access to comprehensive and affordable quality health services. So far it has opened 7 clinics in Ongata Rongai, Thika, Buruburu, Kayole and Kawangware.
Equity Afia was established by Equity Group Foundation to meet the growing need for affordable and quality healthcare for all Kenyans. It also provides a platform for Equity Leaders alumni who are qualified healthcare professionals to join the franchise and use their healthcare expertise to transform the lives and livelihoods of Kenyans by providing healthcare. affordable, quality and accessible health care.
Equity Afia essentially implements a sustainable and integrated healthcare model as part of a franchise network that oversees a group of clinical entrepreneurs who provide standardized and quality healthcare across the country. Equity Bank offers support services such as financing and other assistance to doctors wishing to set up such centers.
The clinics offer comprehensive outpatient care for the whole family. Services include consultation by doctors, a wide range of outpatient procedures, modern laboratories and well-stocked in-house pharmacies. They also have in-house specialists such as pediatricians, gynecologists, obstetricians, ENT departments, doctors, nutritionists, physiotherapists, antenatal and wellness clinics.
The Executive Director of the Equity Group Foundation, Mr. Reuben Mbindu, said healthcare facilities are focused on the well-being of communities. He also added that “Our goal is to extend affordable medical services to everyone, without people having to dig deeper into their pockets.”