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Kenyan Small and Medium Healthcare providers to get boost in accessing financing for Medical Equipment purchases

The Medical Credit Fund (MCF) and GE Healthcare are partnering towards improving access to quality healthcare services for patients in underserved areas with high populations

Small and medium private healthcare providers can access loans for the purchase of medical equipment by providing their MPESA /MTIBA statements. GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) and Medical Credit Fund (MCF)-part of the PharmAccess group- (www.MedicalCreditFund.org) have entered into a partnership to enable small and medium private healthcare providers to access loans…

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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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General Electric appoints Eric Amoussouga as GE Francophone Africa CEO

Eric is also Sales Director for GE’s Grid Solutions Business across Sub-Saharan Africa

General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com)  has announced the appointment of Eric Amoussouga as the Chief Executive Officer for Francophone Africa. In this position, Eric will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Francophone African markets. Based in Abidjan, Eric will lead the development…

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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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General Electric appoints Brenda Mbathi as East Africa CEO

Based in Nairobi, Brenda will lead the development of diverse programs with public and private sector projects and partnerships across East Africa

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Brenda Mbathi as the Chief Executive Officer for East Africa. In her role, Brenda will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for General Electric in East African markets, excluding Ethiopia which shall continue to be…

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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…

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Fight against cancer: GE Healthcare collaborates with Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to advance early cancer detection in Nigeria

GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply latest technology in computed tomography (CT), Discovery RT, to Lagos University Teaching Hospital

Partnership will ensure provision of latest technology to enable early diagnostics and better treatment for cancer patients; NSIA- LUTH Cancer Center (NLCC) is the first hospital in West Central Africa to install GE Healthcare’s Discovery RT CT. GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to…

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    • Andrew Waititu, General Manager, General Electric Healthcare, East Africa, gives students a tour of the equipment at the GE Healthcare Training Centre. GE and Young Scientists Kenya hosted a workshop to discuss the importance of STEM careers to develop innovative solutions for diverse challenges in the country.
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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers can help unlock solutions for social and economic challenges

In Africa, less than 2% of students, under 18, finish school with vital Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies and careers are becoming increasingly important in order to prepare students to develop innovative solutions to solve challenges in diverse sectors. General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) and Young Scientists Kenya (YSK.co.ke) hosted a workshop to sensitize male and female secondary school students on the benefits…

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    • The upgrade to SIGNA Explorer G2 will lead to improved operational experience and patient satisfaction through shorter scans and fewer repeated scans
    • The new Senographe Pristina mammography system is designed to make breast screening more comfortable and inviting for patients
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    • Tlotlo Kgaye (Radiographer from NRS Inc)
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South Africa’s National Radiology Services Inc. (NRS) Unveils GE Healthcare’s New Mammography System and Upgrades MRI System

National Radiology Services Incorporated (NRS) also launched its upgraded SIGNA* Explorer G2 MRI, which will offer increased diagnostic quality, patient comfort and enable clinicians improve workflow

South Africa’s  National Radiology Services Incorporated (NRS) at the Netcare Waterfall City Private Hospital has launched the new Senographe Pristina mammography (https://bit.ly/2rdzE1B) system, designed to make breast screening more comfortable and inviting for patients. NRS Inc also launched its upgraded SIGNA* Explorer G2 MRI, which will offer increased diagnostic quality, patient comfort…

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    • Rita Owino, Market Development Director for GE Healthcare's Primary & Referral Care initiative in Africa, takes the First Lady H.E. Margaret Kenyatta through the GE stand at the 2nd Beyond Zero Medical Safari in Kisumu, Kenya
    • Rita Owino, Market Development Director for GE Healthcare's Primary & Referral Care initiative in Africa, takes the First Lady H.E. Margaret Kenyatta through the GE stand at the 2nd Beyond Zero Medical Safari in Kisumu, Kenya. The First Lady of Kenya was accompanied by the First Lady of Mozambique, H.E. Isaura Nyusi
    • GE Healthcare collaborates with Beyond Zero Initiative to provide antenatal, fetal, and cardiovascular healthcare services in Kisumu County, Kenya
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GE Healthcare collaborates with Beyond Zero Initiative to increase access to primary healthcare services

GE Healthcare and Beyond Zero Initiative are teaming up to improve access to quality and affordable primary healthcare services in Kisumu County

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) is participating in the 2nd Beyond Zero Medical Safari to provide antenatal, fetal, and cardiovascular healthcare services in Kisumu County; GE Healthcare is focused on primary and referral care initiatives that improve access to quality and affordable care through medical technologies as well as training and capacity…