We do all body X-ray investigations. The x-ray beam passes through the body and is captured by an image to create a picture your body organs. It a is safe and painless procedure that has to be requested by your doctor. It helps in diagnosis , treatment plan and follow up.
Ultrasound is a medical test that uses sound waves to create images of your internal body organs using a probe. We carry out general abdominal and pelvic scans. Obstetric and Gynaecology scans, musculoskeletal ultrasound scan, orbital, thyroid, salivary glands, scrotum , breast and neonatal brain scan. Joints and Doppler studies of blood vessels. It is a safe and painless procedure.
A mammogram is a safe and fast procedure with minimal discomfort for most women. It is the best screening and diagnostic method used for detection of breast cancer. It can detect cancer early helping to improve chances of survival. Your mammogram should be checked annually from 40 onwards depending on the clinical suspicion.
Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become thin and porous, decreasing bone strength and leading to increased risk of breaking a bone. The Bone Mineral Density (BMD) is a safe, painless and accurate test used to measure the density of your bones. A BMD test can tell whether or not you have osteoporosis and how easily your bones can break in case of injury. Patients over the age of 50 are advised to have regular bone density screening.
This hand-held portable device can detect lumps in a woman’s breast within a matter of minutes. This is an early detection tool for breast cancer. It is highly affordable, innovative and accurate tool that can be used in both urban and rural settings. iBreast Exam early detection screening is only available at Village Imaging.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a simple, safe and painless medical test that uses combination of strong magnets to produce remarkably clear pictures of your internal organs. MRI is used to scan almost all the organs of your body. Unlike x-ray and CT, MRI does not involve use of ionizing radiation. The MRI scan is safe for pregnant women as well as babies
Computerised Tomography (CT) is a simple, safe and painless medical test that uses X-rays to acquire detailed images of the internal body organs. It combines a series of x-ray images from different angles around your body and uses computer processing to create images of the internal organs. CT provides more detailed information than plain x-rays. CT scan examinations help in diagnosis, treatment plan, follow up and staging of various body diseases. Our CT scan can be completed within 6 minutes.
A cardiac ultrasound (echocardiogram) is a scan of the heart. It is a painless way to see flow of blood through your heart as well as the function of its chambers. The procedure helps doctors to detect and treat heart conditions.
Our mobile diagnostic clinic is the first in Africa to offer Mammogram, X-ray & Ultrasound services.
He had his formal education in Uganda and attended Makerere University, Kampala for both under and post graduate studies. Qualified as a Radiologist in 1999.
Attended training in Tropical Radiology and Imaging in USA, at Uniformed Service Univeristy Of Health Sciences in MARYLAND, 2004.
Working experience spans over 20 years as a general Diagnostic Radiologist in both private and government Hospitals rising to a level of Consultant in 2006 with no litigation.
Honorary Lecturer at MAKERERE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL, 2000-2006
He completed his Radiography training in 2003, where he attained a Diploma in Radiography from university of Zimbabwe. He later on joined a private practice in October 2004 and had the opportunity to work in the MRI department as of May 2005 to date.
Augustine became a radiography practice manager from 2007 to August 2008 at Baines Imaging group and then moved to Village imaging Botswana where He worked in the MRI department.
In November 2011 He joined Diagnostic X-ray centre as and the manager in the MRI and CT department upto October 2019. He then joined Village Imaging as a CT radiographer in October 2019 to date.
Rutendo is a diagnostic radiographer/ sonographer at Village Imaging with a 4 year undergraduate degree in diagnostic imaging from Zimbabwe and a first class Masters degree in Echocardiography from Imperial College London
Her strengths lie in general ultrasound imaging with speciality in cardiac ultrasound. She has been with Village Imaging for over 2years and values constantly providing high quality patient care to VI clients.
Professional work experience totals approximately 7 years in the various imaging departments.
Rudo Bidi is a radiographer/sonographer at Village Imaging . Rudo has been a radiographer for eight years and holds a degree in radiography and a diploma in ultrasound.
She received her diploma in Diagnostic radiography from the Parirenyatwa School of radiography in Harare, Zimbabwe. She also holds a degree in Radiography from the National University of Science and Technology in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Furthermore, she holds a diploma in ultrasound that she attained at Evelyn Hone College in Lusaka, Zambia.
Her strengths lie in Sonography and she is also competent in General imaging, Bone densitometry, Mammography and Computed Tomography. Rudo aims to provide VI clients with world class experience.
Masedi is a registered nurse, having joined Village Imaging in March 2020. She qualified as a nurse in 2007 at Institute of Health Sciences in Gaborone and has vast experience in different clinical setting for 13 years.
Her responsibilities are ensuring medical, physical and mental wellbeing of clients,performing IBreast exams also responsible for occupational health and safety in the centre.
She has worked at Gaborone Private Hospital and Bokamoso Private Hospital in Paediatric Intensive Care Unit and three gorvement hospitals where she gained experience in critical care for both pediatrics and adults.
Yamvwa Primrose Mpoko is a radiographer at Village Imaging. She holds a diploma in Radiography, which she obtained in 2012 from Evelyn Hone College, Zambia.She has worked for private and government hospitals both in Botswana and Zambia for 3 and 5 years respectively. Her passion lies in general sonography and she is also competent in general imaging,computed tomography (CT), mammography and bone densitometry.