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WGI and GE aim to bring literacy to millions through launch of new education platform

20-year-old WGI CEO Chance Wilson and GE seek to expand literacy in many underserved communities around the world

Lyra will initially teach users how to read and write in English, and will be offered for free to people in need of literacy skills the most; The app was co-developed by WGI and GE (www.GE.com), as part of their ongoing partnership; 20-year-old WGI CEO Chance Wilson and GE seek…

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GE Healthcare and ECHOLAB Radiology Train over 200 Healthcare Professionals in Two Workshops across Lagos and Abuja

The training was designed for hospital professionals including radiologists, radiographers, specialists, and general practitioners

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) in collaboration with ECHOLAB Radiology and Laboratory Services has held two medical clinical workshops in a week across Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria. The events have benefitted over 200 healthcare professionals. The training forums themed ‘Elevating Radiology’ focused on topics including Computed Tomography (CT) & Magnetic Resonance imaging…

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Reinventing steam power technology for a low-carbon future (By Africa Energy Indaba)

Great strides have been made in Africa’s development in biomass

By Africa Energy Indaba As prevalent debates concerning the implementation of carbon neutral sources continue to make headlines, also increasingly rife, is the energy industry’s endeavour to explore a broader array of renewable energy sources including biomass. Great strides have been made in Africa’s development in biomass. Interestingly, Africa has the highest portion…

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Engineering the Future: GE Hosts Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) roundtable to advance mentorship and leadership for women in technology

Leadership insights on how females can position for the ‘future of work’ in STEM

Roundtable highlights the need for strategic initiatives to sustain women in STEM; Advocates for more diversity in energy and technology sectors; Leadership insights on how females can position for the ‘future of work’ in STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies are becoming increasingly important for the continuous development…

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Young Africans benefit from $500,000 Scholarship funding under the Africa Industrial Internet Programme

GE will give 10 full scholarships for the current cohort

General Electric (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) have announced the kick-off of the 3rd cohort of the Africa Industrial Internet Programme (AIIP) which is aimed at equipping young Africans with skills that will enable them to take part in the fourth industrial revolution. The 2020 cohort has…

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Keystone Radiology Partners with GE Healthcare to Advance Diagnostic Services at MooiMed Private Hospital

Keystone Medical has a focus on dedicated specialist diagnostic services delivering expert, efficient and reproducible quality to clinicians

GE Healthcare (GEHealthcare.com) has partnered with Keystone Radiology at MooiMed Private Hospital, to provide advanced diagnostic solutions for its Medical and Surgical patients, as well as the Sports and Orthopaedic Institute. The advanced technology which includes GE Healthcare’s Revolution ACT Computed-Tomography (CT) Scanner, SIGNA™ Explorer Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System…

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GE Steam Power and buildOn breaks ground on new school in Senegal

Demonstrates GE Steam Power’s ongoing commitment to support local communities empower youth and provide opportunities in SSA region

New school in Kaolack, Senegal will provide a safe learning environment for 150 learners; Demonstrates GE Steam Power’s (https://www.GE.com/) ongoing commitment to support local communities empower youth and provide opportunities in SSA region; Marks four of five schools to be built in Nepal and Senegal through GE and buildOn partnership. This…

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GE Healthcare and the Association of Medical Engineering of Kenya host more than 100 biomedical engineers for Biomedical Excellence Day

The training aligns with Kenya’s Vision 2030 and the Big Four agenda pillar on capacity building for Universal Health Coverage

More than 100 biomedical engineers from the public and private sectors across the country participated with best practices on maintenance emphasized during the training; the training aligns with Kenya’s Vision 2030 and the Big Four agenda pillar on capacity building for Universal Health Coverage GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) today hosted the…

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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 Healthcare’s Versana Premier: Driving Access to Affordable Healthcare in South Africa

The launch took place in multiple customer sites in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) has today announced the launch of Versana Premier for the first time in South Africa. The launch took place in multiple customer sites in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. Versana Premier is part of the Versana ultrasound family, which comprises of solutions that help empower care without…