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First of its kind diagnostic center opens in Uganda with lifesaving equipment: GE Healthcare & AFRIPHARMA partner to serve communities

The facility is equipped with GE equipment including CT Scan Machine, Digital Mammography, X-ray, BMD, Ultrasound, and Life Care solutions

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.in) (NYSE: GEHC) and medical group AFRIPHARMA announce the opening of the Afri-Egypt Health Services Center, a first of its kind in Uganda with lifesaving equipment from GE Healthcare. The Center is located in Jinja and is expected to serve to over 60,000 people from the region, allowing…

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GE Healthcare announces leadership appointment in West Africa to help deliver next phase of growth

Appointment underscores GE’s localization efforts and commitment to West Africa

Dr. George Uduku appointed LCT General Manager for GE Healthcare West Africa (www.GEHealthcare.com); Dr. Uduku, a medical doctor by training, brings more than a decade of executive healthcare and venture capital experience in the U.S. and Africa; Appointment underscores GE’s localization efforts and commitment to West Africa. GE (NYSE: GE) General Electric…

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WGI and GE aim to bring literacy to millions through launch of new education platform

20-year-old WGI CEO Chance Wilson and GE seek to expand literacy in many underserved communities around the world

Lyra will initially teach users how to read and write in English, and will be offered for free to people in need of literacy skills the most; The app was co-developed by WGI and GE (www.GE.com), as part of their ongoing partnership; 20-year-old WGI CEO Chance Wilson and GE seek…

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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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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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Reinventing steam power technology for a low-carbon future (By Africa Energy Indaba)

Great strides have been made in Africa’s development in biomass

By Africa Energy Indaba As prevalent debates concerning the implementation of carbon neutral sources continue to make headlines, also increasingly rife, is the energy industry’s endeavour to explore a broader array of renewable energy sources including biomass. Great strides have been made in Africa’s development in biomass. Interestingly, Africa has the highest portion…

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Engineering the Future: GE Hosts Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) roundtable to advance mentorship and leadership for women in technology

Leadership insights on how females can position for the ‘future of work’ in STEM

Roundtable highlights the need for strategic initiatives to sustain women in STEM; Advocates for more diversity in energy and technology sectors; Leadership insights on how females can position for the ‘future of work’ in STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies are becoming increasingly important for the continuous development…

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Young Africans benefit from $500,000 Scholarship funding under the Africa Industrial Internet Programme

GE will give 10 full scholarships for the current cohort

General Electric (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) have announced the kick-off of the 3rd cohort of the Africa Industrial Internet Programme (AIIP) which is aimed at equipping young Africans with skills that will enable them to take part in the fourth industrial revolution. The 2020 cohort has…

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Azito Phase IV: Azito Energie selects GE technology to add 253 MW Power in Côte d’Ivoire

Once Phase IV Extension is Complete, the power plant is expected to generate approximately 710 Megawatts (MW), representing 30% of power in Côte d’Ivoire

GE (https://www.GE.com/) has been Selected to Provide Generation Equipment, and 20-Year Services for Azito’s Phase IV Extension Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Côte d’Ivoire; Once Phase IV Extension is Complete, the power plant is expected to generate approximately 710 Megawatts (MW), representing 30% of power in Côte d’Ivoire GE (NYSE: GE)  announced…