Dr. Kristen Destigter Discusses the role of Imaging The World Africa in identifying pregnant mothers with Rheumatic Heart Disease and getting them life-saving treatment.


Dr Kristen DeStigter, co-founder of Imaging the World, while speaking at the RHD Stake Holder meeting in Kampala described her organization’s work to integrate point-of-care ultrasound services into rural health centers. She highlighted the potential of telemedicine, describing how patients received a diagnosis from both non-physician health workers on-site, and from a remote expert, also based in Uganda.


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