GE Renewable Energy and Sapphire Wind Power (SWPCL) collaborated for installing an emergency medical center within the locations of 52.8-MW Sapphire Wind Farm, Jhimpir, Thatta district. Jhimpir is near Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind Corridor, capacity of 50,000 MW of electricity, per the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB).
The emergency medical facility working 24/7, to support Sapphire Wind Farm Project’s employees and local community.
This collaboration aimed to provide to community the fundamental medical emergency services on time. The commitment of $100,000 will fashion awareness about EHS, and help community, in emergency and temporary care.
GE worked closely with SWPCL planned to identify risks in advance, certify highest standards in quality control and maintain suitable resources for an even and quick implementation.
Tolga Ulus, East Europe & Turkey Service Director at GE Wind Energy said, “we at GE gratify our heritage of offering back to the public and putting resources into our people. We need to have a beneficial outcome around the globe. The societal worries of this remote area were influenced a vital piece of our speculation to center, as we trust, our greatest resource is our people.”
The Sapphire Wind Farm Project includes 33 GE 1.6MW-82.5MW wind turbines from GE Renewable Energy. Pakistan’s first wind farm awarded a Feed-in Tariff (FIT) by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) and make available energy to Nooriabad Industrial Area and remote villages as well.
“It can be stressful for people in rural and remote locations like Jhimpir need to travel long distances to hospitals for medical support,” said Nadeem Abdullah, CEO of SWPCL. “This effort aimed to produce a primary or urgent care facility in their reach. In this remote location medical facility is the first of its kind, giving a prominent level of medical services.
Abdullah added: “Aga Khan Medical University Hospital has implemented the clinic, GE, and Sapphire, has equipped it with high-quality medical diagnostics and treatment equipment, a pharmacy and a CE certified ambulance, for up to 60 patients per day.”
“GE has a solid nearness in Pakistan and has been a dedicated accomplice in Pakistan’s development story for over 50 years, with inaugural of this medicinal office, we need to make a constructive commitment to enhancing individuals’ lives in a zone which is distant. Our concentration is to dodge and alleviate any effect to ourselves, teams, and the communities we work in”, said Sarim Sheikh, President & CEO for GE Pakistan and Central Asia.