ITW at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Conference 2018.

Jenna Morris, MPH, a medical student at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine presented an abstract at the 2018 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine meeting in New York. She worked with a team from Imaging the World to use ultrasound technology to highlight the risks of teen pregnancy through high school student … [Read more…]

Imaging The World spreading its reach

Armed with a new van,The Imaging The World team has traversed the country in the last couple of weeks in a bid to extend affordable ultrasound services throughout the country of Uganda in the most remote areas. Led by co founder Dr. Kristen Destigter the team provided support supervision and continuing education at Health Centers … [Read more…]

NAWANYAGO CONTINUING EDUCATION

This week, Imaging The World trainer Gail Gheritti is in Nawanyago doing further training with Sr. Angela Njeri and to also appraise  Sr Kristen Barongo on her progress in regards to training to do basic ultra sound interpretation. Having more than one trained personnel at the facility ensures continuity of the service when one of … [Read more…]

Mubende Regional Referral Hospital Ultrasound Training

Ultrasound training was provided for four midwives at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital. The purpose of the training was to provide more hands -on and didactic knowledge in Obstetrical ultrasound. Imaging the World provided three portable ultrasound systems for the hands -on sessions. The midwives were eager to learn more about how to use ultrasound in … [Read more…]

Efast training at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital.

Imaging The World Africa organized training for sonographers at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital in 2017. E-fast training equipped the sonographers with skills to quickly assess a trauma patient. E fast enables the sonographer to determine presence of fluid in the peritoneal cavity.  The sonographers were trained in ultrasound guided intravenous access which is a challenge … [Read more…]

Imaging The World Donates equipment to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital Malawi.

Imaging the World is proud to donate modern ultrasound equipment, training and supervisory tele-radiology services to the Mercy James Centre for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care (MJC), a state-of-the-art pediatric surgery and intensive care unit at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Malawi’s commercial capital of Blantyre. Dr. Eric Borgstein, pediatric surgeon and director of MJC was present … [Read more…]

Professor Kristen Destigter recognized by Uganda Society for Advancement of Radiology and Imaging

At the 24th annual scientific conference of Uganda Society for Advanced of Radiology  and Imaging(USOFARI), Dr. Kristen was presented an award in recognition  and commendation for her invaluable efforts and exemplary performance as a guest speaker. Imaging The World Africa was also appreciated for extending Imaging services to rural parts of Uganda.