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Organization Contact Information

Name: International Society of Radiology
Street 1: 1891 Preston White Drive
Street 2:
City: Reston
Province: Virginia
Post Code: 20191
Country: United States of America
Phone: 703-648-8360
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Eric
Last Name: Stern
Title: Chair, ISR International Commission or Radiological Education

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Pamela
Last Name: Mechler
Title: Liasion, ISR Office - USA

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
1. ISR Mission: As a representative nongovernmental organization (NGO) to facilitate the global endeavors of the ISR’s member organizations to improve patient care and population health through medical imaging.
2. Imaging serves as a valuable diagnostic tool for TB and the ISR can play a significant role in educating practitioners in developing countries in early diagnosis of TB.
3. ISR is working collaboratively with the WHO on TB initiatives and participates annually in supporting World TB day. ISR is supporting the WHO in expanding the use of CXR and evaluating the efficacy of CAD for detecting TB. Extensive educational information has been collected and published on the ISR website at
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
The ISR is a global organization comprised of national and continental radiology societies. The ISR contributes to the international control plans for TB through its educational initiatives, website publications, and work with the WHO.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
United States of America


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
The ISR maintains extensive resources for educating practitioners in the diagnosis of TB. A project is underway to update the resources, expand social media and communication efforts in support of planned work with the WHO to increase the use digital imaging and CAD in diagnostic guidelines.

New Diagnostics:
The ISR is engaged with the WHO efforts to stop the spread of TB and would like to expand its work. The use of improved diagnostic tools is essential to reduce the number of missed TB cases (more than 9,000 per day). The WHO is analyzing the possibility of adding digital imaging and CAD to the TB guidelines. The ISR plans to actively assist with the CAD evaluation.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 3, 2017
Last updated: April 6, 2017