In-Country Leaders

In-Country leaders are the institutional and community leaders working to advance radiology in collaboration with RAD-AID Operational and Regional Leaders.  In-Country leadership at international sites makes sustainable change and progress possible. Please see their biographies below. If you would like your institution to join RAD-AID’s partnership, please email us at [email protected]

 

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Georges Michel

Radiology Residency Program Director, University Hospital of Haiti

 

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Bernard Gyimah

Korle Bu Hospital, Ghana

Mr. Gyimah is a PACS, IT specialist in Accra. He works with the RAD-AID Ghana team to service and maintain PACS equipment at Korle Bu Hospital.

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Vincent Hewlett, MD

Radiologist, Korle Bu Hospital

Dr. Hewlett has served in the KBTH Radiology department since 2000 and eventually served as Head of Radiology from 2009-2012. Currently Dr. Hewlett is part of the radiology faculty members at KBTH radiology residents’ program

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Dr. Ikundu

Karen Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

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N. Khandelwal, MD

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India

Dr. Khandelwal is the Chair of Radiodiagnosis at PGIMER Chandigarh, and led the establishment of Asha Jyoti (“Ray of Hope”) program for mobile women’s health with RAD-AID.

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Jose Manuel Ledo Pontes da Rosa, MD

Delegado de Saude (Health Commissioner), Sao Felipe, Fogo; and Internist, Fogo Regional Hospital

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Evandro Monteiro, MD

Director of San Francisco Hospital in Sao Filipe, Fogo; Surgeon, Fogo Regional Hospital; and President, Fogo Association Against Cancer

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Bryon Mghendi Mwakisha
Sonographer/Radiographer, Mater Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

 

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Gladys Mwango, MD

Lecturer and Radiologist at the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Medicine, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Mwango has been a faculty member for the last 8 years and has special interest in ultrasound and pediatric imaging. She is currently the vice-chair of the Kenya Association of Radiology. 

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Suzgo Mzumara, MBBS, MEd

Consultant Radiologist at Kamuzu Central Hospital

Dr. Mzumara is a primary contact for RAD-AID in Lilongwe, Malawi along with principal radiographer, Mr. Deus Nkhota.

 

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David Parajon, MD, MPH, MBA
AMOS Health and Hope, Managua, Nicaragua

Dr. David Parajon is an Internist as well as Co-Founder and Director
of AMOS Health and Hope. Dr. Parajon collaborates with Dr. Battino
(Director of RAD-AID Latin America) on the development of radiology
and ultrasound in Nicaragua.

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Laura Chanchien Parajon, MD, MPH

AMOS Health and Hope, Managua, Nicaragua 

Dr. Laura Parajon is a Family Medicine physician as well as Co-Founder and Medical Director of AMOS Health and Hope. Dr. Parajon collaborates with Dr. Battino (Director of RAD-AID Latin America) on the development of radiology and ultrasound in Nicaragua.

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Peter Shaba, BSc

Radiography Programme at Malawi College of Health Sciences

Mr. Shaba is the Head of Programme and a primary contact for RAD-AID in Lilongwe, Malawi.

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Tulika Singh, MD

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

Dr. Singh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiodiagnostics and Imaging at PGIMER. She is also the lead Women’s Health Radiologist for Asha Jyoti.

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Zhamilya Zholdybay, MD, PhD

Kazakh Research Institute of Oncology and Radiology

Dr. Zholdibaj is Professor and Chair for the Department of Radiology. Additionally, she serves as Head of the Visual Diagnostic Department at the Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.