Equity Afia Langata Pharmacy Technologist Peter Mwangi. [PHOTO - COURTESY]

At least 1.3 million Kenyans in Machakos and Kisii counties will now enjoy access to quality and affordable healthcare services from the newly opened Equity Afia Matuu and Kisii medical centres. Strategically located in Matuu at Al Plaza along KC road and in Kisii at Ouru Complex along the Kisii- Kisumu highway, the two medical centres enter the respective markets to complement medical services offered by other private healthcare service providers, mission facilities and government healthcare centres.

With the opening of the two new medical centres, Equity Afia, the medical franchise of Equity Group Foundation , now has a national network of thirty five  medical centres distributed across thirteen  counties including :  Machakos, Kisii, Muranga, Nairobi, Kajiado, Kiambu, Mombasa, Meru, Kakamega, Nakuru, Nyeri, Kisumu and Trans Nzoia.

Commenting on the opening of the two centres, Equity Group Foundation’s executive director Reuben Mbindu noted that the organization   is committed to empowering lives by   offering quality healthcare services at affordable costs.

 “The Equity Afia network of medical centres continues to grow steadily and we are delighted to note that in 2020, we successfully launched twenty two new medical centres in various parts of Kenya,” said Mbindu.

Established by the alumni of the Equity Leaders Programme (ELP), the Equity Afia medical centres operate under the Hub and Spoke business model thus ensuring that all clients enjoy increased efficiency and enhanced quality of care.

Commenting on the opening of the two centres, Equity Afia Kisii medical officer-in-charge, Dr. Magare Magare said: “As Equity Afia, we are happy that we now have a presence in Kisii and Matuu and that residents of the two areas will enjoy affordable services. Our prices are competitive and the medical centres are managed by qualified personnel led by an accredited medical officer. We offer general outpatient services, specialized clinics like obstetrics and gynaecology, wellness clinics, dental services, optical services, dermatological services, paediatric services and nutrition services among others including laboratory and pharmaceutical services.”

Equity Afia continues with its expansion strategy and intends to gradually open outreach centres in each of the forty seven counties. To date, Equity Afia has recorded 315,407 cumulative patient visits through its network of thirty five  medical centres.



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