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…]
ITW has submitted a case to Radiopaedia on behalf of the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging for the International Day of Radiology! See the case HERE.
This partnership will enhance key relationships in Uganda and help to expand our mutual local and global community. ITW and UNAA will collaborate to generate industry and government support for the work of ITW in Uganda. “ITW is about creating sustainable solutions, and essential to our mission is generating local involvement and ownership that will … [Read more…]
Last month, Kristen visited Charlotte Public Library to speak about the work ITW is doing in Uganda. Anna Franceschetti, a high school senior at CVU, also shared her experience as a volunteer and high school student traveling to Uganda with ITW. To Read the full feature (pages 3 and 10) please follow the link below … [Read more…]
February 18th, 2014 Today the ITW Africa team met with the Ugandan Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda. In attendance were: the State Minister of Health for Primary Health Care, Hon. Sarah Opendi , the Commisioner of Clinical Services, Dr. Amandua Jacinto, and the Assistant Commisioner for Integrated Curative Services, Dr. Jackson Amone. We … [Read more…]
This week, Imaging the World was highlighted in a US News OpEd piece by Deborah DiSanzo, Executive Vice President and CEO Philips Healthcare. To Read the Article please click the title below: Op/Ed: Hospital of the Future Will Be a Health Delivery Network One expert explains that, to face the future, the health care industry … [Read more…]
Last week the ITWA team visited a government facility in Mubende District, and one of the potential new sites identified by Imaging the World for ultrasound program implementation. Below are some great photos taken during that trip.
Imaging the World’s work is featured this week in a Huffington Post blog by Philips Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer, Eric Silfen, MD. Read the post: “All Health Care Is Local, Part 1: Uganda“
Imaging the World and Ginger Merry, MD, MPH are highlighted in the ACR Bulletin’s Breast Imaging Special Section. Read the Article “Radiologists Working to Increase Access to Life Saving Breast Imaging in Nations Throughout the World”
Imaging the World (ITW) is helping to make progress toward the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goal 5 – to improve maternal health. By providing their low-cost antenatal ultrasound program to a rural clinic in Uganda, ITW was able to show a significant increase in the number of women attending antenatal visits and having deliveries with … [Read more…]