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IMAGING THE WORLD CORP

IMAGING THE WORLD CORP
CROWDRISE : Jun 03, 2010
Tax ID: 26-3534444
BASED: Charlotte, VT, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: http://www.imagingtheworld.org

OUR MISSION

Saving lives, by providing accessible, low cost, high quality imaging to rural communities around the world.

Imaging the World (ITW) envisions a world where millions of underserved rural villages have local access to medical imaging and expert interpretation to screen for common disorders leading to appropriate treatment.

 

The ITW technology solution features:

  • Portable, low-power, easy-to-use, rugged ultrasound machines
  • Integrated telemedicine system = expert medical diagnosis anywhere there is a cell phone signal
  • Ultrasound protocols that can be taught to local healthcare workers in 3 days – eliminating the need for highly trained personnel at the point-of-care
  • Outreach programs to sensitize the community and increase utilization – over 10000 scans performed
  • Integrated software and a peer review program to assure image quality
  • Train-the-trainer model for local capacity building – over 35 midwives trained
  • Working in Uganda since 2009 and registered as a NGO in Uganda - 5 years of collaboration with local government officials, healthcare workers, non-profits, and academic and industry partners
  • Pay for service business model – fully financially self-sustaining pilot clinic in rural Uganda

Tax ID: 26-3534444 • http://www.imagingtheworld.org

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