Just in! Several ITW members will present Imaging the World’s work at the 1st World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education in Columbia, South Carolina, April 29th through May 1st 2011. More details to come…
Philips Electronics announces Uganda support and collaboration with ITW.
In distinction to the United States where women make most of the families’ health care decisions, men govern this decision making in Uganda. Community sensitization about ultrasound is therefore important for both the pregnant women and their husbands. One unanticipated but very welcome anecdotal outcome at Nawanyago Health Centre III (HC) is that men are now … [Read more…]
Congratulations to ITW board member Jim Kaufman on his new book The Collectibles, which is getting great reviews. Click here for more information.
It is amazing how much I take the little things (as well as the big things) in life for granted – like making it to work without a flat tire. The number of potholes in the road to Kamuli seems to have increased exponentially since the last time I was here. We used to be able … [Read more…]
This year the list of achievements is so long that I had to pick and choose to keep this from being an epic blog. ITW has had an incredible year, with innumerable victories and challenges. Before I begin listing, I’d like to say that it’s only through the tenacity of our volunteers, board and partners … [Read more…]
Last week, Sue Blanchard (ITW Education) and I went to Philips in Bothell to send-off two CX50 ultrasound machines that Philips is providing to ITW for research support. Matt Rielly (Philips/ITW Outcomes Team Lead) and Roy Peterson (Philips/ITW Board Member), and Andrew Hatt (Philips General Manager), demonstrated the machines and discussed Philips’ enthusiasm for the … [Read more…]
Dr. Kristen DeStigter and ITW are featured in a blog on Healthcare Informatics site here.
For me, this time of year is especially poignant for reflecting on the work of Imaging the World and the people we are helping. This year has been a pivotal year for us in many ways, largely because we went to Uganda to launch proof of concept. In July, we spent very long hours in … [Read more…]
ITW is sharing a booth with peerVue at RSNA. Dr. DeStigter will be presenting the work of ITW at the booth during the following times: Sunday, November 28th, 1-2 pm Tuesday, November 30th, 3-4 pm Wednesday, December 1st, 3-4 pm Feel free to stop by the booth anytime to pick up materials and learn more.