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


Leader: Cicero Silva

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

Project leaders:

  • Indira Ghandi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore, India: Cicero Silva
  • Khayelitsha Hospital, Western Cape, South Africa: Savvas Andronikou/Stanford University (Richard Barth)
  • Latin America: network development, tele-reading installation with health facilities in Peru, Colombia, Guatemala: Ramon Sanchez
  • Malawi: teaching and tele-reading support (focus: PoC US), development of future partnership with Imaging the World in Malawi: Tracy Kilborn
  • Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders: Savvas Andronikou
  • Point of Care Ultrasound - research, teaching: Savvas Andronikou, Tracy Kilborn 
  • Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders: Savvas Andronikou
  • [Pending] Central Europe - development of tele-reading and teaching support network: Erich Sorantin

Note: crossover with workforce training/Education group, in particular
Ethiopia: Kassa Darge
Haiti: Dorothy Bulas, Jennifer Nicholas, Rebecca Stein-Wexler
Mozambique: Ines Boechat (if tele-reading begins: Ricardo Faingold)


  • 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


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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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