Kenya:Why Equity Group Is Opening Health Clinics in Satellite Towns

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Equity Group Holdings is set to open clinics outside Nairobi and Thika as the lender seeks a presence in all 47 counties over the next five years.
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Publication date: September 2018Source: Nano Energy, Volume 51Author(s): Libu Manjakkal, Carlos García Núñez, Wenting Dang, Ravinder DahiyaAbstractA flexible three-dimensional porous graphene foam-based supercapacitor (GFSC) is presented here for energy storage applications. With a novel layered structure of highly conductive electrodes (graphene-Ag conductive epoxy–graphene foam), forming an electrochemical double layer, the GFSC exhibits excellent electrochemical and supercapacitive performance. At a current density of 0.67 mA cm−2, the GFSCs show excellent performance with areal capa...
Source: Nano Energy - Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research
Authors: Abbott S, Iudin A, Korir PK, Somasundharam S, Patwardhan A Abstract The Electron Microscopy Data Bank (EMDB; http://emdb-empiar.org) is a global openly-accessible archive of biomolecular and cellular 3D reconstructions derived from electron microscopy (EM) data. EMBL-EBI develops web-based resources to facilitate the reuse of EMDB data. Here we provide protocols for how these resources can be used for searching EMDB, visualising EMDB structures, statistically analysing EMDB content and checking the validity of EMDB structures. Protocols for searching include quick link categories from the main page, links ...
Source: Current Protocols in Bioinformatics - Category: Bioinformatics Tags: Curr Protoc Bioinformatics Source Type: research
Publication date: May 2018Source: Materials Science and Engineering: B, Volume 231Author(s): Zahra Sharifalhoseini, Mohammad H. Entezari, Mohsen ShahidiAbstractThe disadvantages of some methods applied to deposit or grow ZnO structures led us to conduct experiments on the direct growth of the ZnO through the new and highly applicable procedure. For this purpose, the mild steel surface after the activation was coated with a thin layer of Zn using the electroplating method. This technique eliminated the need of the pure Zn foil as a relatively expensive substrate. The conventional and sonochemical hot water treatment of as-s...
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: B - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Materials LettersAuthor(s): Li Dawei, Wang Yu, Zhou Jiaojiao, Wang Jicheng, Liu Xiaoyang, Tian Yuanyu, Zhang Zongbo, Qiao Yingyun, Wei Ling, Li Junhua, Wen LingAbstractActivated carbons (ACs) were prepared by drying at temperatures of 60 to 285 oC before microwave-assisted activation to investigate effects of predying on their properties. The predrying affected ACs' P-containing functional groups, structural defects, and textural properties. The mesopore volume, total pore volume, and BET surface area of ACs peaked when predrying temperature was 250 oC (1.05 mL/g, 1.26...
Source: Materials Letters - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Materials LettersAuthor(s): Marcus V.F. Schroeder, Abel A.C. Recco, Carlos M. GarzónAbstractStainless steel films were obtained from an 316L target onto steel substrates by pulsed-DC magnetron sputtering, varying the pulse frequency from non-pulsed (conventional DC) up to 350 kHz. Experiments were carried out with a substrate temperature of 673 K and time-averaged electrical power density of 15.3 Wcm-2. Stabilization of the face-centered cubic, but not the body-centered cubic phase was observed under pulsed-DC compared to conventional DC. This was attributed to ...
Source: Materials Letters - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Materials LettersAuthor(s): Dmitry Zagulyaev, Sergey Konovalov, Victor Gromov, Alexander Glezer, Yurii Ivanov, Roman SundeevAbstractUsing up-to-date methods of material studies, it is revealed that the structure of as cast Al-Si alloy (silumin) is multi-phased and morphologically heterogeneous. It consists of solid solution grains and eutectic Al-Si with a diverse morphology. With the help of selective etching intermetallic compounds (AlNiCu and AlMg) are detected on the grain boundaries of α-solid solution. Treatment of silumin samples by the intense pulsed elec...
Source: Materials Letters - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
In this study, gel-based electrolytes were produced by mixing a liquid-based electrolyte with poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), which served as a gelator to enhance the stability of the electrolytes and dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). Furthermore, bis(trifluoromethane)sulfonimide lithium salt (LiTFSI) and camphorsulfonic acid (C10H16O4S) were separately added to the gel-based electrolytes. The results indicate that adding LiTFSI and C10H16O4S to the gel-based electrolytes effectively enhanced the device efficiency. In particular, the device with the 1:1 + 0.1 M LiTFSI gel-based electrolyte exhibite...
Source: Materials Research Bulletin - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Materials Research BulletinAuthor(s): Wenzhi Zhang, Ge Zhang, Xianghong Chen, Sumin Wang, Yan Wang, Shengbo Zhu, Qiguan WangAbstractIn this paper, we modified the surface of Indium tin oxide (ITO) electrode with 2-thiophenecarboxylic acid (ThCA), and then prepared the poly (3-methylthiophene) (PMeT) film covalently bonded to ITO electrode (PMeT-ITO) by electrochemical polymerization. It was found that interfacial modification enhanced the adsorption force between PMeT and ITO substrate, PMeT-ITO exhibited better stability. Moreover, we successfully fabricated the elect...
Source: Materials Research Bulletin - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Materials Research BulletinAuthor(s): Yuxuan Zhang, Wen Zeng, Yanqiong LiAbstractMicrostructure and gas sensing properties of partly agglomerating flower-like rutile TiO2 obtained using a one-pot hydrothermal method was investigated. Test results exhibited an excellent sensitivity to H2 gas and stable reproducibility. Further, we performed a first principles calculation of an established surface model to delve into the sensing mechanism. Adsorbed oxygen preferred to locate upon the Ti5c site, while the electronic structure of surface had rather weak changes after hydro...
Source: Materials Research Bulletin - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Materials Science and Engineering: AAuthor(s): Linglong Meng, Xiaoshi Hu, Xiaojun Wang, Chunlei Zhang, Hailong shi, Yeyang Xiang, Nanjia Liu, Kun WuAbstractBalanced strength and toughness are essential elements for application of metal matrix composites and can be realized through structure construction. In this work, graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) reinforced magnesium laminated composites were fabricated. The composites with 0.25 vol% and 0.75 vol% GNPs exhibit tensile strength of 160 MPa and 179 MPa, respectively (136 MPa for pure Mg). Homogen...
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: A - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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