Storytelling & Image Library for Startup NGOs NYAGI & One Heart Worldwide
NYAGI is a small, start-up style nonprofit focused on ultrasound education for healthcare providers in remote, rural, and resource-limited areas around the world. Access to effective healthcare is severely skewed towards high-income countries, and in low-income countries it’s a tragic fact that too many die of easily preventable complications simply because they can’t diagnose them. Ultrasound is an established, affordable, portable, safe, and effective diagnostic tool for everything from maternal health to emergency medicine—it is just difficult to learn. NYAGI’s founder, Boulder, Colorado physiatrist Dr. Cliff Gronseth, has been a passionate advocate for ultrasound since first learning it himself 20 years ago, and a few years ago he developed an iPad-based education platform through another company he started, 7D Imaging. NYAGI partners with other NGOs working in the locations they visit (like One Heart Worldwide in Nepal) and has now been to Nepal twice (2016 and 2017) and most recently Haiti.