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29 April 2016 News Story

Africa to Intensify Cancer Control through Cancer Registries

Collecting patients’ data in a comprehensive national registry is key to improved and effective cancer care in Africa.

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29 April 2016 Press Release

IAEA Mission Says Lithuania Committed to Nuclear and Radiation Safety Regulation, Sees Challenges Ahead

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Lithuania’s bodies involved in nuclear and radiation safety regulation are committed to provide effective oversight but noted they need to ensure they have adequate resources for challenges ahead.

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28 April 2016 News Story

New Publication: Knowledge Management and its Implementation in Nuclear Organizations

The new IAEA publication Knowledge Management and its Implementation in Nuclear Organizations provides concrete guidance on how to strengthen the nuclear knowledge management process in Member States.

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Children handle mock radioactive sources at the Long Night of Research on 22 April 2016, Vienna International Centre, Austria
27 April 2016 News Story

Over 1000 Visitors Step into IAEA Headquarters to Learn About Nuclear Science

At 16:45 on 22 April, eight-year-old Tariro stood outside Austria’s Vienna International Centre with her father and brother. The doors were about to open to the public interested in nuclear science and technology. Inside, IAEA scientists and engineers waited behind their exhibition booths with excitement.

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26 April 2016 News Story

30 Years after Chernobyl: IAEA Continues to Support Global Efforts to Help Affected Regions

Thirty years ago today, an unprecedented aerial release of radionuclides spread over parts of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine following the nuclear power plant accident at Chernobyl.

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26 April 2016 Press Release

IAEA Helps Earthquake-Hit Ecuador With Medical X-Ray Equipment

Responding to a request for emergency assistance, the IAEA will send X-ray equipment and provide training to help doctors in Ecuador cope with the aftermath of an earthquake that killed more than 600 people and injured thousands.

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25 April 2016 News Story

World Malaria Day: A Closer Look at a Nuclear Technique in the Fight Against this Infectious Disease

One way scientists are looking to fight mosquitoes and the diseases they carry is an insect pest birth control method involving nuclear techniques known as the sterile insect technique (SIT).

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25 April 2016 News Story

Japan Pledges Further 2 Million Euros in Support of IAEA Laboratory Modernisation

Japan has pledged an additional contribution of two million euros to support the renovation of the IAEA’s nuclear applications laboratories in Seibersdorf, near Vienna.

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