Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 35 | Page 23

UGANDA GE Healthcare has launched Versana Premier and Versana Essential for the first time in Uganda. The innovative system is well suited for general practice clinics, physical check-up centres, community health clinics, and other facilities offering basic medical care. It also comes with local product and clinical training to help healthcare professionals gain comfort and proficiency with the system to enhance patient care. Both Versana Premier and Versana Essential are part of the Versana ultrasound family, which comprises of solutions that help to empower care without compromise, balancing capability, affordability and reliability. ETHIOPIA The technology group Voith has signed a comprehensive service and operations consultancy contract for the Ethiopian hydropower plant Gilgel Gibe. Central aspect of the two-year service and operations consultancy contract is the optimisation of the energy production of the hydropower plant Gilgel Gibe II with a current output of 420 megawatts. Voith’s scope of supply comprises the modernisation of the maintenance systems, the implementation of digital solutions and the knowledge transfer through special training programmes. All local activities are exclusively provided by Ethiopian Voith experts. INTELLIGENTCIO 23