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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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Northern States Governors Forum Selects GE to Boost Healthcare Development in Nigeria

NSFG and GE will explore several areas for collaboration across primary, secondary and tertiary care facilities

The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has selected GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), a leading global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, as a long-term partner to revitalize healthcare infrastructure in the Northern States, with the signing of a one-of-a-kind strategic partnership agreement this week in Abuja Under the…

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Rx Healthcare Fund Announces Anchor Investors

The Fund aims to address growing demand for high-quality healthcare services across North African and Sub-Saharan jurisdictions, through investments in high growth potential entities in three key sectors: specialized hospitals, medical diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals

Rx Healthcare Fund (“Rx” or the “Fund”) (www.RxHealthManagement.com), an Africa-focused healthcare private equity fund currently under establishment, today announced that GE Healthcare (www.GEhealthcare.com), a leading global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, is set to become an anchor limited partner in Rx. Following an earlier commitment to Rx by…

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GE partners with Shining Hope for Communities Organization (SHOFCO) to improve outcomes for expectant mothers and babies at Kibera slum in Nairobi

According to WHO data for Kenya in 2015, maternal mortality rates accounted for 510 deaths per 100,000 live births and an infant mortality rate of 36 per 1,000 live births

General Electric (www.GE.com) and charity Shining Hope for Communities Organization (SHOFCO), today announced a new maternal and infant care initiative aimed at increasing access to pre-natal screenings for expectant mothers in Kibera, believed to be the largest urban slum in Africa with an estimated 700,000 inhabitants [1]. Under the $25,000…

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Free broadcast-quality videos: 14 African social entrepreneurs addressing maternal and child health in Africa

The programme aims to continue to accelerate health innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa

On July 26, the healthymagination Mother and Child Programme announced its second cohort of social enterprises that will receive training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa. This programme has selected 14 African social entrepreneurs who will benefit from training and mentorship aimed…

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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 joins Women in Global Health Movement to celebrate exemplary women leaders in global healthcare

WGH is a movement that strives for greater gender equality in global health, and is dedicated to empowering female leaders of today and improving the global health of tomorrow

The Women in Global Health (WGH) Movement honored Kenya’s Mercy Owuor of Lwala Community Alliance alongside 12 other women at the movement’s “Heroines of Health” gala event that took place last evening in the Swiss Capital Geneva, on the margins of the ongoing World Health Assembly. WGH is a movement…

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GE Healthcare Partners Ridge Regional Hospital for better health in Ghana

Today, Greater Accra Ridge Regional Hospital houses the single largest installation of GE Healthcare equipment in Ghana

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s Digital Industrial Company has partnered with the Ghana Ministry of Health and Bouygues Batimat International with the support of the US Government to overhaul the Greater Accra Ridge Regional Hospital in the Ridge District of Accra, Ghana. GE Healthcare is on board as a…

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healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Announces the Graduation of its First Group of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Today, the GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa

GE and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa This programme culminates in a “Premier Pitch” event where 14 finalists will present their respective enterprises to an…

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GE reinforces Commitment to Africa at 2016 U.S.-Africa Business Forum

GE, which has operated in Africa for over 100 years, committed at the 2014 event to invest $2 billion in facility development, skills training, and sustainability initiatives across Africa by 2018

The African growth story is still real (http://APO.af/XuTtrc). Two years ago, the first U.S.-Africa Business Forum drew the attention of the world to the promise of Africa. Governments and organizations discussed and debated opportunities in infrastructure, innovation, and workforce development, and together committed more than $33 billion (http://APO.af/6JXb6F) in deals,…