Access to modern energy services for health facilities in resource-constrained settings : a review of status, significance, challenges and measurement / lead authors are Mikul Bhatia [and seven others].
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- 2.Energy as an enabler of universal access to health care -- 3.Energy requirements in health facilities: a closer look -- 4.Electricity supply in health facilities: trends and opportunities -- 5.Improving measurement of electricity access in health facilities -- 6.A `multi-tier metric' to track electricity access in health facilities -- 7.Next steps and conclusions -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Energy as an enabler of universal access to health care -- Current status of electricity access in health facilities: available data -- Research into links between energy access and health services provision -- 3.Energy requirements in health facilities: a closer look -- Classification of health facilities -- Electrical equipment required for health services: devices, appliances and infrastructure -- Improving energy efficiency of medical devices and appliances -- Thermal energy needs of health facilities -- 4.Electricity supply in health facilities: trends and opportunities -- Grid-based electricity supply and on-site electricity production -- The increasing role of solar power in health facilities -- High capital cost barriers to solar energy solutions -- System optimization to limit fuel costs, climate-changing emissions and pollution -- CHP and other on-site energy systems for larger hospitals -- Health facilities as energy providers -- A proposed framework for energy and health service linkages -- 5.Improving measurement of electricity access in health facilities -- Needs and benefits of a monitoring metric -- Attributes of electricity supply -- Enhanced health clinic surveys and data collection tools -- 6.A `multi-tier metric' for electricity access -- Electricity access tier ratings for health facilities -- Electricity access index: aggregation of tiers into a single value -- Disaggregated data analysis -- Limitations of the proposed methodology -- Assessing supply in relation to demand: the `electricity access gap' -- 7.Way forward -- Next steps -- Conclusions.
- Health facilities—Power supply—Developing countries
- Health facilities—Energy conservation—Developing countries
- Health facilities—Energy consumption—Developing countries
- Uninterruptible power supply—Developing countries
- Health facilities—Energy conservation
- Health facilities—Energy consumption
- Health facilities—Power supply
- Uninterruptible power supply
- Health Facilities
- Conservation of Energy Resources
- Developing Countries
- Electric Power Supplies—supply & distribution
- Health Services Accessibility
- Renewable Energy
- Developing countries
- "...lead authors are Mikul Bhatia [and seven others]..." -- page ii.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
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