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    • In 2016, GE inaugurated a Healthcare Training Institute in Kenya designed to train health professionals. Over 1,000 professionals have benefited from the institute since its launch.
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General Electric trains more than 100 radiology professionals on latest medical imaging technologies and techniques

More than 100 radiologists and radiographers from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania attended the sessions on “Interventional Radiology”

Educational sessions exposed practitioners to latest techniques and technologies on medical imaging; More than 100 radiologists and radiographers from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania attended the sessions on “Interventional Radiology”; Leading institutions have recognized the value of intra-operative imaging to help clinicians confidently and more completely resect tumours that previously seemed…

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GEL Utility Ltd (GELUL) Signs Multiyear Services Agreement with GE to power Nigeria’s Largest Oil Refinery

GE implements and supports power projects across Africa with the aim of strengthening the power sector by providing innovative power solutions and advancing the digital industrial transformation of energy networks

Agreement Will Strengthen Uninterrupted Power Supply to the Port Harcourt Refining Company; Modernization will Improve Plant Efficiency and Help Ensure Long-term, Reliable Operation of the Facility’s GE’s TM2500* Aero derivative Gas Turbines; Refinery Currently has capacity to produce up to 210,000bpd. GE’s Power Services (NYSE:GE) (www.GE.com/power/services) today announced that it…

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    • (left – right) Shawn Bolouki, Chief Executive Officer , Aga Khan University Hospital, Farid Fezoua, President & CEO, GE Africa and Prof. Gustav von Schulthess, Nuclear Medicine Department, University Hospital, Zurich at the PET CT and Cyclotron Symposium
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GE Healthcare and Aga Khan University Hospital host PET CT and Cyclotron Symposium on the Diagnosis and Management of Cancer

Over 200 healthcare specialists from across East Africa and two world renowned cancer experts were in attendance

The symposium focused on PET CT and Cyclotron diagnostics in anticipation to the first to be launched at Aga Khan University Hospital, a first in Sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa; Over 200 healthcare specialists from across East Africa and two world renowned cancer experts were in attendance. Aga Khan University…

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GE Healthcare and Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) Sign Partnership to Enhance Radiography Training

Training will focus on essential radiography skills to optimise efficiency

The training partnership between GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) and Society of Radiography in Kenya will equip a minimum of 140 radiographers on the latest radiography technologies. Training will focus on essential radiography skills to optimise efficiency GE Healthcare and the Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) today announced a 2-year partnership…

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Eskom and GE Power synchronize Medupi Unit 2 eight months ahead of schedule

GE Power scope of work at Medupi includes six turbine islands, air cooled condensers and overall project and construction management

Marks the fifth Medupi unit to come into service, increasing plant capacity to 4,000 MW – enough power for nearly three million South African households; GE Power scope of work at Medupi includes six turbine islands, air cooled condensers and overall project and construction management; GE (www.GE.com) in partnership with…

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BBOXX and GE partner to provide energy access in the Democratic Republic of Congo

BBOXX has deployed the first of GE’s Hybrid Distributed Power (HDP) systems in the city of Goma, close to the Rwandan border, to connect up to 10 customers

BBOXX (www.BBOXX.co.uk), a next generation utility, and GE (www.GE.com) have launched a partnership to provide energy access for small businesses, schools and other organisations in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A large number of businesses and organisations across the DRC are currently without sufficient energy access. Many are paying…

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    • GE Healthcare’s portable handheld ultrasound device is designed to help primary healthcare workers estimate gestational age, better plan and manage pregnancies, and conduct examinations that may result in the early detection of potentially life-threatening pregnancy complications
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Kisumu County and GE Healthcare roll out new maternal and newborn health initiative

In addition to the equipment and training, GE Healthcare will provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) advisory support to the county

Twelve nurses and clinical officers have each received over 70 hours of training on the use of GE (www.GE.com) Healthcare’s portable handheld ultrasound device designed to help primary healthcare workers estimate gestational age, better plan and manage pregnancies, and conduct examinations that may result in the early detection of potentially…

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GE Launches World’s First 6B Repowering Gas Turbine Solution

GE has an installed base of 60 6B gas turbines at various locations with the most recent installation in Cabinda, Angola

With this Project, GE Power Marks 40 Years of Innovation in its 6B Gas Turbine Fleet GE’s Power Services Business Continues Investments in Its Power Generation Fleet with new Solution that Elevates Existing 6B Gas Turbine Performance to New Unit Capabilities The New Solution Will Help Power Producers achieve up…

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Clarke Energy Has Been Named Preferred Bidder for Symbion Power’s Lake Kivu Power Projects, Featuring Approximately 25 of GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines

Clarke Energy Will Create New Jobs in Rwanda to Service GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines

Clarke Energy (https://www.Clarke-Energy.com/) to Provide Approximately 25 of GE’s (www.GE.com) Jenbacher Gas Engines for Symbion Power’s Kivu 56 and KP1 Power Plants in Rwanda; Two Power Projects at Lake Kivu Will Increase Capacity by 81 Megawatts and Significantly Reduce the Current Cost of Generation in Rwanda; Clarke Energy Will Create New Jobs…

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Jay Ireland to Retire From GE; Farid Fezoua to Become Africa CEO

He led GE Asset Management (GEAM), a global investment firm with about US$120 billion in assets under management at the time

GE (www.GE.com) announced today that President & CEO GE Africa, Jay Ireland will retire from GE effective September 30, 2018, after 38 years of service. Farid Fezoua, President & CEO, GE Healthcare Africa has been named President and CEO, GE Africa in addition to his role in GE Healthcare. This…