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The Stars are Aligned: Now is the Time to Transform Healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa (By Eyong Ebai)

It is important to recognize, both globally and in Africa, that nobody can build the future of healthcare alone

By Eyong Ebai, General Manager Sub-Saharan Africa at GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.in) The tremendous engagement, activity and positive outcomes emerging from the recently held Africa Health ExCon in Cairo, Egypt reflect a broader moment of opportunity as the stars align to boost healthcare infrastructure development across Sub-Saharan Africa. At the event,…

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GE & Afya Rekod simplify access to medical records to enhance patient experience in Africa

The partnership with GE will allow for a seamless flow of data from the equipment directly to the app and into patients’ hands

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) and Kenya-based startup Afya Rekod have announced a strategic collaboration that seeks to transform care delivery through improved access to personal health data in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The partnership will give patients an accessible record of their own health history, including radiological images, by enabling…

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Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Egypt: Collaboration for Improved Breast Cancer Outcomes

Artificial Intelligence has the potential to give clinicians an earlier indication that a patient is not responding to a given treatment regimen, thereby allowing a timely change of treatment

More than 20 years ago, Baheya Wahbi – a member of a prominent Egyptian family – was diagnosed with breast cancer. She found that she couldn’t get the care she needed in Egypt, necessitating travel to the United States and Europe for treatment. While abroad, she worried about the many…

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The regional healthcare sector must continue to be resilient to overcome new challenges, says GE Healthcare (By Nael Dabbagh)

By utilizing the resilience in our DNA, focusing on optimism, and having the humanity to see teams as people first, we can weather the changes that will continue to come our way

By Nael Dabbagh, General Manager MENEAT (Middle East, North East Africa, Turkey and Central Asia), GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) The last two years have had a profound impact on economies, education, and healthcare systems around the world. As a result, countries, businesses, and individuals have been forced to adapt. One thing…

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In 2021, Healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa Accelerated like Never Before (By Eyong Ebai)

The pandemic illuminated gaps in healthcare infrastructure across the continent

By: Eyong Ebai - General Manager Sub-Saharan Africa, GE Healthcare Our purpose at GE Healthcare is to improve lives in moments that matter, and we do so by partnering to help deliver more sustainable and accessible precision healthcare. It has been a year to the day since I started my…

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A visionary C-arm for a visionary hospital

The Sidilega Private Hospital has a vision – to create a world-class, fully digitized radiology department that will empower more radiologists to grow their skill set while enabling Botswana to become a leading center of excellence in Southern Africa

It’s already happening, thanks to Mrs Isaacs – the visionary Head of Radiology Department, who not only set up the fully digitized department from scratch but fought long and hard to make sure Sidilega became the first hospital in Africa to purchase the GE OEC One CFD 31cm with vascular…

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Center in South Africa saves twins pregnancy and gives hope to others…

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a condition occurring where identical twins share a single placenta, called monochorionic twins

December is International TTTS awareness month, a global initiative to increase public awareness about the risks of being pregnant with monochorionic twins and guiding parents to the right medical advice and treatment. “There is an urgent need to drive awareness and knowledge about TTTS. The more people who are aware,…