Tag Archives: Nuclear

Nuclear Medicine Professionals in Africa Trained on Radiation Safety

Despite growing needs, opportunities for professionals in Africa to receive training in nuclear medicine are limited due to shortage of experienced staff, facilities and equipment. To address this need, the IAEA organised a course in …

Better technologies help first responders respond more quickly, safely, and effectively

First responders Better technologies help first responders respond more quickly, safely, and effectively

Published 25 July 2017

When disaster strikes, first responders rush in to provide assistance. In addition to their courage and training, they

One IAEA Workshop Boosts Several African Countries' Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness

Over 300 professionals across Africa are now prepared to respond to a nuclear or radiological emergency. It all began with an IAEA train-the-trainers workshop in May 2015.

The participants of that workshop in Khartoum, Sudan …

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – July 18, 2017

2:23 p.m. EDT

MS NAUERT: Good afternoon, everybody. This is a full room today. Is everyone back and rested from their trips overseas? Yes? Not all at once.

QUESTION: I was here.

MS NAUERT: Okay, …

Lab mistakenly ships radioactive material aboard commercial plane

Radiation risksLab mistakenly ships radioactive material aboard commercial plane

Published 14 July 2017

Employees at the Los Alamos National Laboratory have been fired and disciplinary action against other personnel was taken after small amounts

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