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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)
    • (from left to right) Dr. Dipesh Jogi (Radiologist NRS Inc), Dr. Ashesh Ranchos (Radiologist NRS Inc), Graham Maritz
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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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    • (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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Eskom and GE Power synchronize Medupi Unit 2 eight months ahead of schedule

GE Power scope of work at Medupi includes six turbine islands, air cooled condensers and overall project and construction management

Marks the fifth Medupi unit to come into service, increasing plant capacity to 4,000 MW – enough power for nearly three million South African households; GE Power scope of work at Medupi includes six turbine islands, air cooled condensers and overall project and construction management; GE (www.GE.com) in partnership with…

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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 Power Releases Whitepaper on Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa

Smart grids will play a key role in the region’s transition to a sustainable energy system through facilitating smooth integration of new energy sources

GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Digitization of Energy Transmission &  Distribution in Africa: •White paper highlights future of smart energy in Sub-Saharan countries, its challenges and opportunities •Discusses role of smart technology to transform grids and the way energy is generated, distributed, traded, managed and stored •Underscores necessary steps to…

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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 Power awards R30Million of Student Bursaries in Partnership with ESKOM

The bursaries which will run for a period of four years, will cover accommodation costs, books and a living stipend

GE Power grants 60 needs-based bursaries to deserving students from Mpumalanga province Bursary to cover books, tuition, accommodation and stipend for all recipients Bursary to run for a period of 4 years. GE’s Steam Power business (NYSE: GE) (www.GEPower.com/steam) in collaboration with ESKOM (www.ESKOM.co.za), South Africa’s power utility company, has…

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Eskom’s Kusile wet flue gas desulphurization plant achieves 93% removal efficiency rate upon completion and Performance test evaluation

Kusile is the first power plant in Africa to implement clean fuel technology such as flue-gas desulphurization – a state-of-the-art technology used to remove oxides of Sulphur

Kusile’s Wet Flue Gas Desulphurization technology is first of its kind in Africa, WFGD guarantees cleanest and most environmental friendly coal power processing with a SO2 removal efficiency of 93%, exceeding guaranteed performance GE’s Engineering Procurement and Commissioning (EPC) expertise ensured the delivery of WFGD Unit on schedule Equipped with the…

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GE’s healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Graduates its Second Group of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

GE is committed to continue partnering with Social Entrepreneurs to support sustainable healthcare development especially through capacity building and skills transfer

GE (www.GE.com) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship will graduate 11 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa. The programme culminates in an investor showcase event where the finalists will present their respective enterprises to an audience…

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GE reaches half way point of Medupi power plant construction with Final Acceptance of Unit 4

Once completed in 2020, Medupi will be the fourth-largest coal-fired power plant in the world and the largest in Africa

Final acceptance marks the completion of testing and the transition of the unit into commercial operation. This will be the 3rd unit of 6 in total marking the half way point of units transferred to commercial operation Medupi Unit 4 will add an additional 800MW to the National Grid GE…