GE to train 10,000 health care professionals in East Africa by 2020

GE has launched a new healthcare training and skills institute that is set to train about 10,000 healthcare professional by the year 2020. The enterprise has invested $13 million in localized human capital development capabilities, building on a Kenya government program to modernise the country’s health sector.

The Healthcare Skills and Training Institute will be working with the Ministry of Health, private healthcare providers and other educational partners. The education facility for healthcare professionals will initially offer clinical applications and technical training courses. Later the center will also offer leadership, biomedical and clinical education courses.

Naija247news reports that GE Healthcare Africa intends to make sure that healthcare workers receive critical training to optimize the full features and benefits of country’s newest (digital) healthcare equipment. Also, biomedical engineers, radiologists and technicians will receive their training here.

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