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IAEA Mission Sees High Commitment to Safety at Ghana’s Research Reactor After HEU to LEU Fuel Conversion

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of Ghana’s research reactor has demonstrated a high commitment to safety following the conversion of the reactor core to use low enriched uranium (LEU) as fuel instead of high enriched uranium (HEU). The team also made recommendations for further safety enhancements. Read more →

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Azerbaijan: IAEA Director General Highlights Nuclear Techniques for Development

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted increased technical cooperation with Azerbaijan in areas such as agriculture, nuclear medicine for cancer control and prevention, the importance of having qualified medical physicists and the support provided for the establishment of a research reactor during his visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, this week. Read more →

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IAEA Director General Reviews Use of Nuclear Technologies in Georgia

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met President Giorgi Margvelashvili of Georgia this week, following the country's deposit, on 10 April, of its Instrument of Accession to the Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency. Read more →

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IAEA Conducts Successful Test of Drones in Fight Against Disease-Transmitting Mosquitos

The IAEA and its partners have successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitos from drones as part of efforts to use a nuclear technique to suppress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases.  Read more →

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IAEA Research Project Confirms WHO Recommendation on Benefits of Exclusive Breastfeeding by HIV-positive Mothers

The results of an IAEA coordinated research project (CRP) on breastfeeding have confirmed how a series of breastfeeding recommendations by the World Health Organization (WHO) are beneficial to children's health. Read more →

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