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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 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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    • 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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CORRECTION: GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya

GE’s flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa— 60 1.7-103 units; GE EFS (www.GEEnergyFinancialServices.com) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya; Kipeto will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes GE Renewable Energy (www.GE.com/RenewableEnergy) and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have partnered…

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GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya

GE’s flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa— 60 1.7-103 units; GE EFS (www.GEEnergyFinancialServices.com) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya; Kipeto will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes GE Renewable Energy (www.GE.com/RenewableEnergy) and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have partnered to provide…

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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…