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…]

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…]

Happy Holidays from Uganda

The Nawanyago Health Centre staff celebrated Christmas with a party. This photo was taken of the entire team (I am taking the photo). From Uganda, we wish every one blessed times with loved ones and prosperity and peace in the coming year. -Sister Njeri Angela (In-charge, Nawanyago HC III)

Stubbon Elephant Blocks the Road to Bwindi!

This stubborn elephant blocked the road to Bwindi for about 15 minutes, clearly wanting to be photographed and with no desire to move. Fortunately a huge lorrie truck driving from Congo came from the other side and he moved right away, confirming the African rule of the road: BIG wins.