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GE Healthcare Launches New AI Suite to Detect Chest X-ray Abnormalities, Including Pneumonia Caused by COVID-19 & Tuberculosis

The AI suite quickly analyzes chest x-ray findings and flags abnormalities to radiologists for review, including pneumonia, which may be indicative of COVID-19

GE Healthcare (http://www.GEHealthcare.com) continues to provide tools to support clinicians in today’s COVID-19 environment; Thoracic Care Suite harnesses the power of AI to scan for eight chest x-ray abnormalities, including pneumonia indicative of COVID-19 – a key cause of mortality in patients who contract coronavirus [1]; The AI suite, featuring…

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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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    • Jennifer Kinyoe, Senior Vice President Financing for GE Healthcare East Africa and Dr. Elijah Kwasa, Chairperson of the Kenya Association of Radiologists during the Radiology Clinical day in Nairobi
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GE Healthcare and the Kenya Association of Radiologists host 2nd Radiology Forum with Over 100 Healthcare Professionals

The one-day forum themed ‘Elevating Radiology’ was focused on Gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology

The clinical radiology trainings by GE (http://www.GE.com) and KAR are geared towards achieving better health outcomes; The first GE Healthcare (http://www.GEHealthcare.com) Radiology Day was held in 2019 on “Interventional Radiology”.  GE Healthcare and the Kenya Association of Radiologists (KAR) held the ‘2nd Radiology Clinical Day’ to train more than 100…

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    • George Njenga, CEO for GE Renewable Energy (Grid & Hydro) SSA with DRC’s Minister of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity, Hon. Eustache Muhanzi Mubembe and the Minister of Health, Hon. Dr Eteni Longondo during the signing ceremony
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Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo and General Electric Sign Infrastructure Agreement

The 3-year MoU seeks to accelerate the economic and social development of the country

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and General Electric (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) have announced signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in infrastructure projects enabling the increase in the supply of electric energy and health modernization programs. The 3-year MoU seeks to accelerate the economic and…

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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 Healthcare team displaying the Versana Premier and Versana Essential Ultrasound machines during the Uganda Society for Advancement of Radiology and Imaging Conference (USOFARI) (1)
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    • GE Healthcare team displaying the Versana Premier and Versana Essential Ultrasound machines during the Uganda Society for Advancement of Radiology and Imaging Conference (USOFARI) (3)
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GE Healthcare Launches Versana Premier and Versana Essential Ultrasound Machines to Drive Access to Affordable and Quality Healthcare in Uganda

This innovative system is well suited for general practice clinics, physical check-up centers, community health clinics, and other facilities offering basic medical care

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) has announced the launch of Versana Premier and Versana Essential for the first time in Uganda. The launch was announced during the Uganda Society for Advancement of Radiology and Imaging Conference (USOFARI). Versana Premier is a world-class ultrasound designed for peace of mind, easy to use and…

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General Electric Appoints Selam Amare as Country Leader for Ethiopia

In this role, Selam will oversee General Electric's (GE) operations in the country and strengthen our businesses presence in the market

General Electric (GE) (http://www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Selam Amare as the Country Leader for Ethiopia. In this role, Selam will oversee GE’s operations in the country and strengthen our businesses presence in the market. She will also play a crucial role in implementing GE’s growth strategy for Ethiopia…

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    • Nyeri Deputy Govornor and Campaign Ambassador Dr Caroline Karugu Delivery Speech During the Mammo Screening Campaign Luanch
    • Dr JP Bor from the Kenya National Cancer Control Program at the center together with GE representatives Evelyne Ngaruiya and Irene Mwathi During the Luanch
    • Evelyne Ngaruiya Representing Brenda Mbathi CEO for GE East Africa During the Launch
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Women in Nyeri County Benefit from Breast Cancer Screening Campaign

Mammography screening services available for free for women registered for the UHC pilot

Campaign targeting over 10,000 women aged 40 years to 74 years- the recommended age for screening; Screening will be done through mammography- the only screening method that has been shown to be effective in reducing breast cancer mortality; Mammography screening services available for free for women registered for the UHC…

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GE Healthcare appoints Maria do Rosario Boavida as Country Leader for Angola

Maria joined GE Healthcare in June 2019 and brings 30 years of experience from the Pharmaceutical Industry working in Portugal as well as in Angola

GE Healthcare (https://www.GEHealthcare.com/) has announced the appointment of Maria do Rosario Boavida as the Country Leader for Angola. Maria is the first Country Manager for GE Healthcare in Angola. Based in Luanda, she will lead the market strategy and growth plans for GE Healthcare with public and private sector partners…

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    • Tanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography: another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa (2)
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Tanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography: another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa

Launch of the digital mammography system in line with the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan to improve prevention and management of non-communicable diseases

GE Healthcare’s (www.GEHealthcare.com) Senographe Pristina is engineered by Women for Women to help reduce pain, discomfort and anxiety women experience during a mammography; Launch of the digital mammography system in line with the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan to improve prevention and management of non-communicable diseases. The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKHS) has installed GE Healthcare’s Senographe Pristina,…