IMPROVING ACCESS TO QUALITY HEALTH CARE
At all of the company's three sites, PHC has 4 reference hospitals, 3 health centers and 18 clinics managed by the company's medical teams. Through these facilities, PHC provides free health care to all company employees and their families, approximately 25.000 people.
PHC medical teams also treat community members at company facilities. In 2021, the PHC medical team recorded more than 113.000 received paediatric consultations, 12.000 hospitalizations, 1.000 major surgeries et 1.600 naissances in its infrastructure. PHC has also built three health centers within the surrounding communities.
Better access to drinking water
PHC has built over 70 boreholes both inside and outside its concessions, thus allowing people to easily benefit from drinking water. PHC regularly maintains these boreholes and specialized teams analyze the potability of the water.
Improved educational conditions
Since 2018, the company has built 20 schools of 6 classrooms including benches and toilets, thus enabling several thousand children to benefit from better educational conditions.
New economic and income-generating opportunities
Since 2021, the PHC Community Development Program has implemented 63 agricultural producer organizations (OPA). These OPAs have more than 780 active members registered communities.
In 2021, the community development program also initiated 6 agricultural pilot projects with takeover bids in different sectors. Through these projects, the program distributed more than 2,5 tons of improved maize seeds for the establishment of 100 hectares of maize.