Monthly Archives: October 2015

On the road again – we’re returning to Ghana!

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(Image courtesy of Manna Kamio Badiella for ISUOG Outreach – Kumasi 2011)

They say two times is a charm – and boy they weren’t kidding! We’re excited to announce that ISUOG Outreach will be returning to Kumasi, Ghana on 16 November for the second phase of its development program in the region, in partnership with local NGO Women’s Health to Wealth and GE Healthcare. Led by Outreach Chair Dr. Anthony Johnson (USA), the team will consist of returning volunteer Dr. Janet Horenstein (USA) and first time volunteer Dr. Theodora Pepera-Hibbert (UK/Ghana) while empowering two local trainers, Dr. Buah Hamilton (Ghana) and Yusif Yacub (Ghana) as they progress to become local trainers in ultrasound in OB/GYN. Both Yusif and Hamilton have taken part as trainees in the past three training trips so we’re excited to see their progression to the next phase of this program, which goes to the heart of the ISUOG Outreach credo – sustainability and empowerment. ISUOG’s International Development Officer, Gesu Antonio Baez and GE Healthcare’s Tammy Lynn Anderson will also be joining the team as the program takes an exciting turn to teach the teachers and ensure long lasting impact in the region. Be sure to follow this space as we highlight the events throughout the week we’re there and to read more about our previous work in Ghana, click here.

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ISUOG Outreach – have your say in Montreal!

This year, ISUOG Outreach is hosting a workshop quite different from the previous years. This year, we want to hear from you!

Where should ISUOG Outreach go next?
What should be Outreach’s priorities?
How can ISUOG Outreach make more impact in women’s health globally?

……..let us know by having your say! If you are attending the 25th ISUOG World Congress, be sure to join us for our Outreach workshop on Tuesday, 13 October from 14:30 to 15:35 in Hub 517C of the Palais des Congres de Montreal. 

Read more about the workshop on our website by clicking here.