Outreach - Who & How

Outreach Leader

Dr. Cicero Silva (Yale School of Medecin/New Haven Hospital, USA), Jan 2014 - present day. Contact



 Prof. Savvas Andronikou (Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa/Bristol UK), Feb 2012 - Jan 2015

Saving the Starfish: an overview of WFPI's outreach work March 2016


Leader: Cicero Silva

Overview and steering of WFPI outreach work is currently provided by WFPI's Executive Committee (key Council members).

Project leaders:

  • Lao Friends Children's Hospital: Michael Reiter (RAD-AID), Cicero Silva
  • Malawi: teaching and tele-reading support (focus: PoC US), development of future partnership with Imaging the World in Malawi: Savvas Andronikou, Tracy Kilborn
  • Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders: Savvas Andronikou
  • Point of Care Ultrasound - research, teaching: Savvas Andronikou, Tracy Kilborn, Jaishree Naidoo, Ramon Sanchez 
  • Cambodia: Veronica Donoghue, Eva Kis; 
  • West Indies: Ramon Sanchez, Pamela Deaver

Note: crossover with workforce training/Education group, in particular
Ethiopia: Kassa Darge
Haiti: Dorothy Bulas, Jennifer Nicholas, Marthe Munden, Rebecca Stein-Wexler
Mozambique: Ines Boechat, Ricardo Faingold, Caroline Guimaraes

WFPI tele-volunteers: click here


  • Joint Statement was issued by RAD-AID, WHO-PAHO and WFPI in September 2014 for future outreach and education work. Dr. Hansel Otero acts as WFPI's liaison physician for the WFPI-RAD AID interface.
  • Imaging the World and WFPI are moving forward together on PoC ultrasound research and pilot projects - see here.
  • For other organizations involved in lower resource settings and imaging, please click here and here

Looking to set up tele-reading support?

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Travel and teaching tips

Click here for tips from other WFPI teachers and travellers

and check out our educational/teaching resources here


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