Mobile clinics provide ‘last mile’ health access

Setting off: Dikoloti (centre) officially launches the Community Clinic on Wheels project PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Setting off: Dikoloti (centre) officially launches the Community Clinic on Wheels project PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Results from the recently launched Botswana AIDS Impact Survey (BIAS V) show that not only has the country surpassed the UNAIDS 95-95-95 target, it has reached 95-98-98. To close the remaining 5-2-2 gap will require “last mile interventions,” writes Mmegi Correspondent, NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE

Tebelopele, in partnership with Family Health International (FHI 360) through the aid of USAID, has pledged to leverage its newly introduced Community Clinic on Wheels to enhance access to health services for vulnerable populations in hard-to-reach areas.

The intervention is timely.

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