Under the leadership of Sara Iosifescu, RAD-AID Director of Health Finance, RAD-AID conducted a Radiology-Readiness assessment in Kenya in 2013 with support from the ASRT Foundation to design educational outreach efforts for technologists in Nairobi. Ms. Iosifescu is designing a micro finance support program for individuals interested in receiving radiology technologist training in Kenya.
Dr. Kim for RAD-AID Kenya, 2014
In 2014, RAD-AID collaborator, Dr. Woojin Kim, returned to Kenya to lead multiple training workshops on clinical radiology and digital imaging technologies. Dr. Kim works with the Pan African Congress on Radiology and Imaging (PACORI). He is part of a collaborative initiative called AFROSAFE which involves PACORI, Image Gently, and the International Atomic Energy Agency to focus on radiation protection in Africa. In his work with the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Dr. Kim works with local partners to provide continuous medical education and lectures via web presentations.
In 2016, RAD-AID’s Radiation Oncology Program will travel to Kenyatta National Hospital and Moi Hospital in conjunction with the University of Nairobi to do educational lectures and hands-on sessions. Please sign-up to volunteer with RAD-AID Radiation Oncology!