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IAEA Partners with Prominent US Research Hospital to Tackle Childhood Cancers in Developing Countries

The IAEA and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are joining forces to combat childhood cancers in developing countries, where children are four times more likely to die of the disease than in high-income countries due to a lack of affordable treatment and quality care options. Read more →

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IAEA LEU Bank Becomes Operational with Delivery of Low Enriched Uranium

The IAEA took delivery of a shipment of low enriched uranium (LEU) at a purpose-built facility in Kazakhstan today, officially establishing the IAEA LEU Bank aimed at providing assurance to countries about the availability of nuclear fuel. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Sees Safety Commitment by France’s Civaux NPP, Encourages Continued Improvement

An IAEA team of experts said the operator of France’s Civaux Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) demonstrated a commitment to safety. The team encouraged the plant to continue its operational safety improvement initiatives. Read more →

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World Cancer Leaders’ Summit: IAEA Highlights Key Role of Radiation Medicine in Universal Health Care

The IAEA has highlighted the essential contribution of radiotherapy and nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating cancer and underlined its ongoing commitment to supporting national efforts to ensure that those in need have access to high quality cancer care at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Read more →

World Food Day 2019
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From Field to Table: Nuclear Techniques Toward Zero Hunger

Today on World Food Day, the IAEA, in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), shares some examples of how nuclear science can help counteract food insecurity and the effects of climate change, while making food more accessible and affordable. Read more →

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