ITW Co-Founder, Dr. DeStigter Receives Global Humanitarian Award

Kristen DeStigter, MD, FACR, and Interim Chair of Radiology, University of Vermont has received the Global Humanitarian Award from The American College of Radiology Foundation (ACRF) for her work with Imaging the World, an organization she co-founded that brings the life-saving diagnostic tool of ultrasound to some of the poorest, most rural areas in Africa. … [Read more…]

RHD Study Roll Out Continues and Begins at Nawanyago

It has been an incredibly successful week for ITW. We are, for the first time, extending the ITW ultrasound program to include a study that looks for rheumatic heart disease in pregnant women. Earlier in the week we began the roll-out at Kasambya Health Center III in Mubende and now we have traveled to Nawanyago … [Read more…]

ITW holds Ultrasound Lab Program for Teens

July 24th 2015 Nawanyago Uganda: ITW holds Ultrasound Lab Imaging the World has developed a program that educates teenagers in Uganda about pregnancy, the risks of teen pregnancy, the importance of family planning and how ultrasound plays a important role in prenatal care by improving the outcomes for mothers and children. We also discuss how … [Read more…]

Beautiful ITW Mothers & Babies

We call them ITW mothers. We call them this because they have had their ultrasound scan because of the ITW program. It always touches our hearts to see both mother and baby thriving. ITW Mom and her beautiful 18 month old baby.                 Proud ITW mother stands outside … [Read more…]

More Highlights from Uganda!

Sister Angela discusses obstetric ultrasound findings with a patient and her husband. Everyone is continually impressed by the ability of the ITW ultrasound scanning program integrated into the prenatal visits to draw the men to the clinics. The engagement of husbands in the healthcare of their wives and unborn children has been a game changer, … [Read more…]