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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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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…

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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 hits 100th power plant milestone in Sub-Saharan Africa

The company has now installed over 300 turbines in up to 22 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

100 power plants across renewables, gas and steam plants generating over 46GW of power Over 300 installed turbines providing equivalent power for up to 250 million people 100th Power plant milestone reached in Angola with recent fast, mobile TM2500 gas power installations At the forefront of innovation and technology in…

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    • Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia with Chief Information Officer, GE Africa, Sulemana Abubakar
    • Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia with the GE Digital team on a tour of the company’s San Ramon facility
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GE supports Ghana’s digitization drive; hosts Vice President in Silicon Valley

The VP’s focus with this project is to accelerate the digitization of the Ghanaian economy and move Ghana beyond aid dependence

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company, recently joined a delegation to Silicon Valley led by Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who is currently spearheading the country’s digital transformation project. The VP’s focus with this project is to accelerate the digitization of the Ghanaian economy and move…

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GE & Marinus Energy to build first-of-its-kind Waste Gas to Power plant in Ghana

New plant will add equivalent power needed to supply more than 100.000 Ghanaian homes

25 MW pilot power plant will utilize Isopentane gas as a fuel source New plant will add equivalent power needed to supply more than 100.000 Ghanaian homes TM2500 proven technology will provide secure, flexible and reliable power New TM2500 order will further expand existing fleet of 10 units in the…

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    • David Makhura Gauteng Premier and Thomas Konditi President CEO of GE South Africa sign MoU to Advance Economic Development [1]
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The Gauteng Province and GE Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Economic Development

Under the MoU, GE and the Office of the Premier will work together to identify critical areas for collaboration and leverage on the vast economic opportunities within the Gauteng Province

The MoU covers collaboration in the Energy and Healthcare sectors. Through the collaboration, GE will support the Premier’s Office’s “Tshepo 1 Million” youth empowerment programme, which focuses on creating employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for the Gauteng youth. The Gauteng Province (www.Gauteng.gov.za) and GE (www.GE.com) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding…

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healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Welcomes its Second Cohort of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

The program is designed to help the organizations acquire business fundamentals, improve their strategic thought processes, and articulate business plans that demonstrate impact, growth and long-term financial sustainability

- GE and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship launched the second cohort of the healthymagination Mother and Child Programme to continue to accelerate health innovations in Africa - This programme has selected 14 African social entrepreneurs who will benefit from training and mentorship aimed at improving maternal and/or…

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GE leads the end to end power technology debate at PowerGen and DistribuTech 2017 event in Johannesburg

The electricity industry in Africa is undergoing massive transformation and the old linear model of conducting electricity affairs is being challenged and tested, as new models are emerging with far reaching impact

GE’s George Njenga shows how new technologies across the electricity value network are helping countries meet their electricity demands Sustaining these investments is key to assuring Africa’s growth Technology available today can be employed to create reliable, sustainable, localized and more efficient energy networks. That was the message that George…

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GE Signs Multiyear Agreement to Upgrade Gas Turbines at Songas Ltd.’s Ubungo Power Plant in Tanzania

180-Megawatt Ubungo Facility Currently Provides up to 25 Percent of the Power in Tanzania

Multiyear Agreement with Songas Will Upgrade Generation Equipment at the Ubungo Power Plant Fleet360* Upgrades will Help Improve Plant Efficiency by approximately 3 percent and Help Ensure Long-term, Reliable Operation of the Plant’s Gas Turbines 180-Megawatt Ubungo Facility Currently Provides up to 25 Percent of the Power in Tanzania GE’s…