Imaging in Developing Countries

Special Interest Group


Bookaid Application Form (ms word doc)

Bookaid Application Criteria (pdf file)

Click on one of the links below to download the file / link to the resource:

Department of Health Code of Practice for the International Recruitment of Healthcare Professionals (pdf file)

Synergy Magazine Articles on Imaging in Developing Countries (link)

Archive of IDC-SIG Press Releases (link)

Case studies of conditions commonly found in Ghana

The Crisp Report: “Global health partnerships: the UK contribution to health in developing countries.”

Improving Health for the Worlds Poor: What can Health Professionals Do?
This new publication by the BMA aims to inspire health professionals and their organisations to realise the powerful role they can play in improving health for the world's poorest people.

SCoR Overseas Placement Fund Application Guidelines

Scor Overseas Placement Fund Application Form:

Handwritten Submission Electronic Submission

In 2006 published articles about how radiological staff can help on hospital ships, and about the do’s and don’t of donating equipment.

Click here to find out more.

BMA/RCN/DoH Humanitarian Fund

The fund aims to assist NHS employees with the costs of undertaking humanitarian work overseas.

Need Advice on Equipment Maintenance?

A new member of the group might just be able to help!
Click here for more info.

Need Help With PACS or IT?

Adam Chee, an expert in PACS and healthcare infomatics, has recently joined the IDC-SIG. Click here to find out more about him and the skills he can offer.

Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust are linked with Kilimajaro Christian Medical Centre in Tanzania, and have provided support to the x-ray department there. Click on one of the links below to read recent reports on their work:
Overview of Link
2008 Visit Report
2007 Visit Report