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General Electric appoints Jaime Morais as Angola Country Leader

Jaime is also GE Africa’s Government affairs Leader for Central and Francophone Africa

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Jaime Morais as the Country Leader for GE in Angola. In this position, Jaime will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Angola. Based in Luanda, Jaime will lead the development of diverse…

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    • GE Healthcare’s Eyong Ebai, General Manager West Central & French Sub-Sahara with Hon Alexander K. K. Abban Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Health, Farid Fezoua President & CEO GE Healthcare Africa and Sulemana Abubakar, CEO GE Ghana during Ghana Healthcare Dialogues event.
    • Unveiling of GE Healthcare’s Versana Essential ultrasound machine during Ghana Healthcare Dialogues
    • Hon Alexander K. K. Abban, Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Health with GE Healthcare’s Farid Fezoua President & CEO GE Africa, Sulemana Abubakar, CEO GE Ghana and Eyong Ebai, General Manager West Central & French Sub-Sahara during Ghana Healthcare Dialogues event.
    • Panel discussion on Key Lessons Learnt in Elevating the Patient Experience held during GE Healthcare’s Ghana Dialogues
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GE Healthcare Advancing Universal Health Coverage in Ghana

A key highlight of the event was the unveiling of GE Healthcare’s new budget-conscious ultrasound system, the Versana Essential

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) has kicked-off a two-day “Healthcare Dialogues” event in Ghana, bringing together public and private sectors’ industry stakeholders including policy makers, healthcare professionals, decision makers, academia, investors and financing institutions to drive conversations around innovative sustainable healthcare solutions to help progress Ghana’s Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Under the…

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Improving Patient Transfer: GE Healthcare and Medhold Launch CARESCAPE™ ONE Patient Transport Monitor

The announcement was made during the Africa Health 2019 themed The future of healthcare today: Re-envisioning Africa’s healthcare system

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) and Medhold have announced the launch of CARESCAPE ONE in South Africa. The announcement was made during the Africa Health 2019 themed The future of healthcare today: Re-envisioning Africa’s healthcare system. Today’s intra-hospital patient transport has become an important part of healthcare delivery. It is a complex…

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    • GE’s Total Plant Solutions at Azito Power Plant marks GE’s First Digital Solutions Order and First GT13E2 MXL2 upgrade installation in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • Azito Energie S.A. and GE announced the successful execution of GE’s MXL2 upgrade solution for the first GT13E2 gas turbine at the Azito III plant site, located in the Yopougon district of Ivory Coast
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GE’s Total Plant Solutions Help Azito’s Power Plant Boost Efficiency, Output and Reliability in Ivory Coast

The Project Marks GE’s First Digital Solutions Order and First GT13E2 MXL2 Full Modules Configuration Gas Turbine upgrade installation in Sub-Saharan Africa

GE’s (www.GE.com/Power) MXL2 Turbine Upgrade Will Help Increase Power Output by 30 megawatts (MW) at Azito’s plant in the Yopougon district of the Ivory Coast; GE’s Upgrade and Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) Software will Help Improve Plant Competitiveness; The Project Marks GE’s First Digital Solutions Order and First GT13E2…

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Future of Power Whitepaper takes center stage at Africa Utility Week / PowerGEN 2019 Conference

As the 19th edition of the Africa Utility week and PowerGEN event kicks off, GE unveiled a whitepaper today on Re-imagining the future of power in Sub-Saharan Africa

Whitepaper highlights the future gamechangers in the energy landscape in Sub- Saharan Africa; Discusses the factors contributing to energy transformation and the enabling environment; Outlines the market’s response through region-specific case studies and the path forward. Global and regional energy industry trends are continuously shifting and stakeholders need to stay…

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Kenyan Small and Medium Healthcare providers to get boost in accessing financing for Medical Equipment purchases

The Medical Credit Fund (MCF) and GE Healthcare are partnering towards improving access to quality healthcare services for patients in underserved areas with high populations

Small and medium private healthcare providers can access loans for the purchase of medical equipment by providing their MPESA /MTIBA statements. GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) and Medical Credit Fund (MCF)-part of the PharmAccess group- (www.MedicalCreditFund.org) have entered into a partnership to enable small and medium private healthcare providers to access loans…

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GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Cheaper, Cleaner, Faster gas turbine technology in Africa

Aeroderivative gas turbines provide lower emissions and much smaller footprint therefore ensuring cleaner power and freeing land for other uses

Whitepaper argues case for aeroderivative gas turbines; Highlights key advantages such as providing cheaper, cleaner, more reliable and faster power; Identifies important role of aeroderivatives for grid firming as penetration of renewables soars; Discusses comparison data versus other engines on costs, fuel flexibility, output efficiency and mobility metrics amongst others.…

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Ground Breaking Public-Private Partnership brings lifesaving medical oxygen to hospitals across the Amhara Region of Ethiopia

The President of Ethiopia, H.E. Sahle-Work Zewde, and the Minister of Health, H.E. Dr. Amir Aman, are presiding over the commissioning ceremony for the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre on April 4, 2019

The Amhara Regional Government, the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, the Amhara Regional Health Bureau, the General Electric (GE) Foundation (www.GE.com/sustainability/philanthropy), and Grand Challenges Canada announce the launch of the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre. Located in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre will provide affordable and reliable…

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GE Reinforces Commitment to Improve Energy Access in West Africa

In Benin, GE will supply the nation’s first Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), this grid solution is expected to increase energy reliability and efficiency

GE (www.GE.com) to provide energy solutions to help foster economic development and growth in Benin and Cote d’Ivoire; In Benin, GE will supply the nation’s first Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), this grid solution is expected to increase energy reliability and efficiency; In Cote d’Ivoire, GE will rehabilitate and improve…

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General Electric appoints Sulemana Abubakar (Abu) as Ghana CEO

Mr. Abubakar is also GE Africa’s Chief Information Office

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Sulemana Abubakar (Abu) as the Chief Executive Officer for GE Ghana. In this position, Abu will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Ghana. Based in Accra, Abu will lead the development of…