Episode 3

Dr. Laura Stachel on energy poverty and the role of light in providing lifesaving care

In this episode Dr. Laura Stachel, Co-founder and Executive Director of We Care Solar, joins Paul to talk about the importance of clean reliable electricity in providing quality maternal healthcare, the role of technology in empowering local communities, and the urgent need to eradicate energy poverty to ensure all health workers have the essential resources they need to save lives.

This episode is part of a series created in partnership with the Johnson & Johnson Center for Health Worker Innovation, investigating the trends, challenges and opportunities in the global healthcare sector. What does it take to create a truly equitable healthcare system? From entrepreneurs to investors to community workers from across the globe, this series we’re speaking to the people aligning capital, technology and purpose to find the answer.