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Our generation will see healthcare in Africa on par with the rest of the world

Reason 3 from GE Healthcare CEO John Flannery’s The Top 10 Reasons Transformation is the New Normal for Healthcare

JF reason 3_1Packed securely inside the boxes in the picture above was a new mammography system, being ferried upstream from the Port of Lamu in Kenya, where I traveled last month, to a small rural town, where women were in need of access to screening.

Every patient everywhere in the world deserves such access.

But the boxes alone won’t bring it to them. In healthcare, solutions don’t come in boxes.

Because another challenge comes on the other side of the water, where health workers must be able to use the equipment effectively once it arrives… 

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