I visited our first pilot site at Nawanyago, now running the ITW program in a financially sustainable fashion. With ultrasound services on site, utilization continues to improve following completion of the study (see PLOS ONE publication) with record numbers of ANC’s and deliveries. Last month, six women were transferred for c-section for complications based on … [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 (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…]