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…]

Mubende District: A perfect location for the ITW program.

Mubende District is serving primarily a large rural based population of subsistence farmers. Most pregnant women in the district live very far from a referral hospital where they can get c-section and advanced delivery services if needed. Therefore, this is the perfect location for the ITW program. The goal is to integrate antenatal ultrasound services … [Read more…]