ITW’s Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program is Helping to Shift Health in Rural Uganda

Kamuli District, Uganda Nawanyago Health Centre III July 19, 2016 The point of care ultrasound program that Imaging the World has brought to Nawanyago Health Centre III is shifting the health of this entire community. Improved antenatal care, safe deliveries and husband involvement to highlight a few. There are fundamental elements to this program that … [Read more…]

Imaging the World at UVM’s Global Health Day

Radiology resident Chris Stark, MD presents his poster “Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy in the Resource-Limited Setting: An Initial Experience in Rural Uganda.” Photos of students and residents doing work with Imaging the World in Uganda this past summer. A second poster was also presented at UVM’s Global Health Day. “Educating the Ugandan Village Health Team: The … [Read more…]

ARTICLE FEATURE: AuntMinne.com, AIUM: Ultrasound offers promise for preventing maternal death

Please take some time to look over this great article from AuntMinnie.com that talks about the impact ultrasound is having on maternal health. Article Excerpt: <em>AIUM: Ultrasound offers promise for preventing maternal death By Erik L. Ridley, AuntMinnie staff writer March 18, 2016 — NEW YORK CITY – Is giving birth safely largely a privilege … [Read more…]

Imaging the World Africa selected by Grand Challenges Canada to recieve $100,000 grant for Breast Project

Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada, today announced 102 new grants of $100,000 each for bold new global health ideas. Of these, 59 grants went to innovators in 13 low- and middle-income nations worldwide to pursue bold new imaginative ideas to tackle health problems in resource-poor countries. Imaging The World … [Read more…]

ITW’s Ultrasound Lab Day

March 19, 2013 Today I had the pleasure of working directly with a range of students from the community for a teaching day. Mary taught the students about ultrasounds, pregnancy, and the risks involved with adolescent pregnancy, Kristen showed the students what an actual ultrasound was and I delivered pre and post-tests and surveys to … [Read more…]