GE, one of the worldâ€™s leading Digital Industrial companies, recently equipped Nigeriaâ€™s first Breast & Gynaecology Centre with state-of-the-arts medical machineries.
The centre, which was unveiled recently in Lagos, in partnership with Reddington Group reaffirms GE Healthcareâ€™s commitment to achieving the World Health Organisationâ€™s (WHO) Sustainable Development Goal by improving access to affordable healthcare, specifically for women.
In a statement made available to THISDAY, the General Manager, GE, Healthcare in West & Central Africa, Eyong Ebai said: “We are delighted to play a major role in the history of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and healthcare in Nigeria as the first-of-its-kind healthcare centre in Nigeria was unveiled. At GE Healthcare, we develop holistic interventions that link care from home to the hospital. Our solutions are aimed at improving clinical quality and improving patient outcomes amongst other things.â€
He added: â€œEquipping the Breast & Gynaecology Centre at Reddington with these integrated solutions will help healthcare providers at the Centre deliver better holistic healthcare for more women.”
The Centre is one of the few dedicated womenâ€™s healthcare centres in Nigeria and First 3D Auto-Ultrasound Breast Centre in the broader sub-Saharan Africa environs. It will provide women with the full continuum of womenâ€™s healthcare including primary womenâ€™s healthcare, gynaecology (including infertility), endocrinology and bone disease, breast care (including breast wellness physicians, breast surgeons, breast plastics surgeons, breast radiologists, breast pathologists) amongst several other womenâ€™s healthcare services.
Speaking at the launch, the Medical Director of the Breast and Gynaecology Centre, Dr. Charles Iwuala said: “Reddington is happy to work with GE, a long-term partner on another project aimed at providing Nigerians with access to quality healthcare, in this particular case, women.â€ He further commented saying â€œGE Healthcare technology will help the centre provide advanced, high quality, personalised, restorative, wellness and aesthetic care to women at all stages of their life.â€