IAEA General Conference

61st IAEA General Conference

18 – 22 September 2017, Vienna International Centre, Vienna

Scientific Forum

Nuclear Techniques in Human Health: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

19–20 September 2017
IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria

The Scientific Forum on how nuclear science can ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages takes place on 19-20 September 2017 in Board Room D, C-Building, 4th Floor, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC). The Forum is being held in conjunction with the General Conference.

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Atoms for Health – Conclusions from the 2017 Scientific Forum

Nuclear medicine has a key role to play and should be a major element in healthcare systems, but substantial costs and a lack of skilled practitioners often pose a challenge to ensure wide application in countries, particularly in the developing world. Read more →

Scientific Forum 2017

His Majesty the King of Lesotho, Letsie III was the guest of honour at the IAEA 2017 Scientific Forum, which focused on Nuclear Techniques in Human Health. Health ministers, high level government officials and medical experts from over 30 counties discussed how nuclear techniques play a key role in healthcare. Watch video →

Atoms for Health - The Role of Nuclear Techniques in Medicine

For over 60 years, the IAEA has been supporting the safe and effective use of nuclear techniques in medicine around the world. When available, these techniques can help with the diagnosis, treatment and management of a wide range of illnesses. Watch video →

Nuclear Techniques in Human Health: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment

The IAEA's Scientific Forum on Nuclear Techniques in Human Health: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment opened today. The two-day forum will focus on how nuclear science can ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages takes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an opening statement. Statement →

Nuclear Techniques in Human Health: Scientific Forum Opens

he 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 isotopic techniques in nutrition, said IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano at the opening of the 2017 Scientific Forum today. Read more →

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