Sponsored by The World Health Organization (WHO), Makerere University, and TDR, Imaging the World Africa was one of five awardees (out of 83 applicants) for the Outstanding Social Innovation in Health Uganda Award in Kampala, Uganda on the 12th of April 2018.
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…]
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…]
This week is a very exciting week for Imaging the World as we introduce a rheumatic heart disease study at two of our existing clinics. Pediatric cardiologist from Children’s National Hospital, Dr. Craig Sable and his team, along with Dr. DeStigter, are at Nawayango Health Center III and Kasambya Health Center III this week kicking … [Read more…]
On December 2nd Renny, Chris and Amy traveled to Kasambya Health Centre III to conduct an educational workshop on rheumatic heart disease (RHD) for the local village health team (VHT). Kasambya Health Centre III serves over 60 villages, including a few that can only be accessed by boat! It is one of the two sites … [Read more…]
Thank you to World Federation of Pediatric Imaging (WFPI) for mentioning our important collaboration in your December 2014 Newsletter. To read the full version of the newsletter please click the image below.
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…]