GE Healthcare Commits U.S.$300 Million to Emerging Market Health

GE Healthcare, the $18 billion healthcare technology division of GE (NYSE: GE), announced the creation of a new business unit, Sustainable Healthcare Solutions (SHS), that will develop high-value, low-cost technologies and healthcare delivery solutions across multiple care settings. The new organization will invest $300 million as part of a multi-phase effort to develop a more robust affordable healthcare portfolio for customers. The unit will combine GE Healthcare's operations in India, South Asia, Africa and Southeast Asia.

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GE's portable ultrasound system designed for primary healthcare workers – including midwives, general practitioners, paramedics and clinical officers – especially in under-resourced areas.

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