Tag Archives: NuclearMedecine

INTERVIEW: Few global issues as urgent as tackling climate and disaster risks – UN official

12 October 2017 &#150 Recent devastating natural events – from hurricanes in the Caribbean to floods in South Asia and earthquakes in Mexico – have again shone a spotlight on the importance of efforts to …

Combining External Radiation with High-dose Rate Brachytherapy Effective for Cervical Cancer, IAEA Study Confirms

A five-year long clinical trial conducted in seven low and middle-income countries has confirmed the safety and effectiveness of combining high doses of internal radiation therapy (Brachytherapy) with pelvic external beam radiation therapy in treating …

Nuclear Techniques in Human Health: Scientific Forum Opens

The use of nuclear techniques in human health helps to save millions of lives every year and the IAEA works with national governments to increase countries’ expertise in radiotherapy, nuclear medicine and the use of …

IAEA Director General Provides Updates on Iran, North Korea at Board of Governors Meeting

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano provided an update on the Agency’s monitoring and verification work in Iran and reported on the establishment of a team focussing on North Korea’s nuclear programme on the opening day …

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 …

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