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IAEA Video

Securing Radioactive Sources

17 May 2013

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Video Editor: Petr Pavlicek

A team of experts from South Africa's Nuclear Energy Corporation has removed 16 highly radioactive sources from disused medical devices in the Philippines. The source removal experts used a special facility known as a "mobile hot cell" to carry out the six-week operation, which was financed by the IAEA's Nuclear Security Fund.