Firm Restates Commitment to Women's Health, Equips Centre


Labake Fashogbon

World’s leading Digital Industrial Company, GE, has demonstrated its affection for women’s wellness as its furnished a Breast and Gynaecology Centre with state-of-the-art medical machines in order to enhance delivery efficiency.

The centre which is the first in Nigeria, is an arm of Reddington Hospital Group,opened recently to attend to women’s challenges related to health.

General Manager of GE Healthcare in West and Central Africa, Eyong Ebai explained that GE’s gesture was driven by its passion for quality and to fulfill its corporate social responsibility obligations.

“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,” he added.

The Centre, is one of the few dedicated women’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 women’s healthcare including primary women’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 women’s healthcare services.

GE Healthcare is the primary supplier of equipment for the Breast and Gynaecology Centre which will be equipped with cutting edge technology for mammography, ultra sound and other women’s health related procedures. These technologies will help drive excellence in preventive screening and quality healthcare for women both in Nigeria and the rest of the continent.

Medical Director of the Centre, Dr. Charles Iwuala expressed readiness to work with the technology company adding that GE products will aid the centre to deliver its objectives of providing advanced, high quality, personalized, restorative, wellness and aesthetic care to women at all stages of their life.