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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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    • Dr. Amaresh Ranchod (Radiologist from NRS Inc), Tlotlo Kgaye (radiographer from NRS Inc) and Dr. Sam Palliam (Radiol
    • 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…

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    • In 2016, GE inaugurated a Healthcare Training Institute in Kenya designed to train health professionals. Over 1,000 professionals have benefited from the institute since its launch.
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General Electric trains more than 100 radiology professionals on latest medical imaging technologies and techniques

More than 100 radiologists and radiographers from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania attended the sessions on “Interventional Radiology”

Educational sessions exposed practitioners to latest techniques and technologies on medical imaging; More than 100 radiologists and radiographers from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania attended the sessions on “Interventional Radiology”; Leading institutions have recognized the value of intra-operative imaging to help clinicians confidently and more completely resect tumours that previously seemed…

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    • (left – right) Shawn Bolouki, Chief Executive Officer , Aga Khan University Hospital, Farid Fezoua, President & CEO, GE Africa and Prof. Gustav von Schulthess, Nuclear Medicine Department, University Hospital, Zurich at the PET CT and Cyclotron Symposium
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GE Healthcare and Aga Khan University Hospital host PET CT and Cyclotron Symposium on the Diagnosis and Management of Cancer

Over 200 healthcare specialists from across East Africa and two world renowned cancer experts were in attendance

The symposium focused on PET CT and Cyclotron diagnostics in anticipation to the first to be launched at Aga Khan University Hospital, a first in Sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa; Over 200 healthcare specialists from across East Africa and two world renowned cancer experts were in attendance. Aga Khan University…

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GE Healthcare and Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) Sign Partnership to Enhance Radiography Training

Training will focus on essential radiography skills to optimise efficiency

The training partnership between GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) and Society of Radiography in Kenya will equip a minimum of 140 radiographers on the latest radiography technologies. Training will focus on essential radiography skills to optimise efficiency GE Healthcare and the Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) today announced a 2-year partnership…

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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, Lagos State Government Sign Agreement on Power, Healthcare, Skills Development

In Power, the collaboration is focused on working with the state government to provide the generation capacity (MW) needed by Lagos State to power industries and households

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier digital industrial company and the Lagos State Government have agreed to pool their resources for the development of critical infrastructure in the state in the areas of Power, Healthcare and Skills Development. This was announced during the signing of a Support and Cooperation…

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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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GE Healthcare collaborates with Kenya Cardiac Society to train cardiac health professionals

The course will see 40 personnel trained over the two-year duration of the partnership

The initiative is part of GE’s commitment to build capacity among hospital professionals in Kenya GE will provide echocardiography equipment, content and facilitators for the training sessions, targeting medical personnel and technical staff from private and government-run institutions KCS’s comprehensive training model will offer trainees the opportunity for high quality…

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Amref Health Africa and GE Healthcare Partner to Strengthen Healthcare Systems in Africa

GE plans 20 programs, from 13 currently, to reach 3.5 million expectant women, mothers and new-borns and train over 3,000 primary healthcare workers by 2020, together with partners including Amref

Amref Health Africa and GE to develop joint programs aimed at improving primary and referral care with initial focus on reducing preventable maternal and infant mortality; First joint program in Ethiopia will equip and develop a sustainable delivery model in 24 healthcare facilities and aims to increase number of healthy…