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Rotary Districts Continue to Sign On with HealthRays!

Rotary districts 5950 (Minnesota) and 7360 (Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia) recently became the latest Rotary districts to join our HealthRays initiative, pledging $10,000 each. In addition, 2017-18 District Governor Nominees in Rotary Zones 28 and 29 have organized a “class project” in hopes of garnering support from additional districts for our project. We thank…

Rotarians in Taiwan Provide Funding Support for HealthRays

(April 20, 2015) Five Rotary districts in Taiwan have generously contributed funding to the HealthRays initiative. The participation of these districts helps underscore the international impact of this project, which aims to install 29 digital x-ray units to bring new healthcare capability to underserved populations in Guatemala. Funding from Taiwanese Rotarians will be applied to…

New PAHO Manual Provides Guidance on Radiation Shielding in Clinics and Small Hospitals

(Washington, D.C., 27 August 2013) ― The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), in collaboration with Rotary International District 6440, has published a new online manual, Radiation Shielding for Clinics and Small Hospitals. Radiological safety depends on strict work habits, protective measures, and adequate shielding in medical facilities. This new manual provides guidance on shielding for…

Multi-national Project to Install Digital X-ray Machines Formally Launched by First Lady of Guatemala and Rotary International President-elect Gary Huang

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Pamela Kerr, [email protected] Paul Larson, 847-475-1283 (August 26, 2013 – Evanston, Illinois, USA) Rosa Leal de Pérez, First Lady of Guatemala, will join Rotary International President-elect Gary Huang of Taiwan and other dignitaries in a ceremony Monday, Sept. 2 in Mixco, Guatemala, formally recognizing the start of an ambitious Rotary project…

Technical Information on Digital Imaging for Clinics and Small Hospitals

(August 13, 2013) U.S. Rotary District 6440 has posted two manuals with information to help those planning or involved in providing primary care diagnostic imaging to underserved communities. Rotary District 6440 has installed digital x-ray systems as a part of its HealthRays project and has worked with other Rotary clubs and Districts to help them…

Multi-national Effort to Bring Digital X-Ray Technology to the Poor in Guatemala Moves Forward with Opening of Second Clinic

(Feb. 28, 2014 – Evanston, Illinois, USA) American and Guatemalan Rotary volunteers joined Guatemalan health professionals and government officials in February to mark the installation of the second of 29 planned digital x-ray units that are being distributed to clinics in Guatemala in an ambitious effort to serve needy populations in that country. The new…
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