Imaging in Developing Countries

Special Interest Group



Welcome to the IDC-SIG website. For more information about the group, click the ‘About IDC-SIG’ button on the left of the screen.

This website aims to support the sharing of information, ideas and best practice amongst those working to support imaging and radiography in the developing world.

The website can only succeed with your input. Please continue to e-mail with reports on overseas visits you have made, photos, details of equipment you have available, useful links etc. - in fact anything which will be of benefit to others working towards similar goals.

Radiography in Malawi

Cowles Chilingulu, a radiographer at Blantyre Malaria Project MRI Centre, has written an article on radiography in his country. Click here to read it.

Radiography in Nigeria

Ejidike Chuka Franklin, a radiographer from Nigeria describes radiography in his country. Click here to read his report.

Elective Placements

‘Work the World’ and the SoR have teamed up to offer placements in Argentina, Ghana, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Tanzania. Click here to find out more.

Image Interpretation Web Based Training

Canterbury Christ Church University pilot web based appendicular skeleton image interpretation training for radiographers in Botswana. Click here to find out more.

Sonographers Wanted!

The Royal College of Gynaecologists (RCOG) are looking for sonographers to take part in overseas programmes. Click here to find out more.

Opportunities for Sonographers

The International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ISUOG) are looking for volunteers for their outreach program. Click here to read about volunteering with them or here to read their blog about previous visits.

Support Imaging in Nepal

The Nepal Radiological Development Initiative would like UK radiographers to support them, either by
visiting Nepal or providing advice online.
Click here to find out more.

Go Rad

Free online access to journal articles relevant to radiology in developing countries is now available via Go Rad. Click here to visit their site.

Kisiizi Link Project Goes from Strength to Strength

Countess of Chester Hospital, UK have been working with Kisiizi Hospital, Uganda for several years with great sucess. Click here to find out more.

Radiography Students Win Elective Placements

Two radiography students have won an amazing opportunity to head overseas to experience, first-hand, how radiography is practiced in the developing world. Find out more here.

Donated Equipment Arrives in Malawi

A consignment of film, processing chemicals, textbooks and other radiography equipment has arrived in Malawi thanks to a generous donation from Kingston Hospital.

SoR / RadAid Fellowship

Exciting new opportunties for SCoR Members to volunteer in developing countries are announced.
For more information, click here.