Ge healthcare and the kenya association of radiologists has today held the ‘2nd radiology clinical day” to train more than 100 kenyan radiologists and radiographers on the latest medical imaging technologies and techniques to improve diagnosis and disease management.
The one-day forum themed ‘elevating radiology’ was focused on gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology. The event was to discuss challenges facing healthcare technologists and the future of radiology to ensure sustainability and long-term utilization of imaging technologies and solutions for better patient outcomes.
Some of the topics discussed include: functional imaging of prostate cancer, body mri general overview, prostate mri, liver care management with specific focus on the role of shearwave elastography, advanced technologies in body imaging, pre-operative liver and abdominal imaging, differential diagnosis of biliary lesions, interventional radiology among others.
Ge healthcare continues its commitment to capacity building and upskilling initiatives across the region that will sustainably strengthen the local healthcare ecosystem and support governments’ uhc agenda.
In Kenya, over 1400 healthcare professionals have now been trained through the healthcare skills & training institute launched in 2016 in partnership with ministry of health.