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Postgraduate Educational Course in Radiation Protection and the Safety of Radiation Sources

1 Apr – 23 Aug 2019
Accra, Ghana
Event code: EVT1807137

The course is aimed at young professionals who need to acquire a sound basis in radiation protection and the safety of radiation sources. The participants will be young professionals, preferably below 35 years of age. They will have had a formal education to a level equivalent to a university degree, minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences or Engineering and should have been selected to work in the field of radiation protection and the safety of radiation sources in their countries. A copy of the academic record shall be attached. The educational course is open to participants from AFRA Member States: Algérie, Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, République centrafricaine, Côte d’ivoire, République démocratique du Congo, Gabon, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritanie, Maroc, Niger, Sénégal, Tunisie, Tchad.

The purpose of this training is to meet the educational and training requirements of graduate level staff earmarked for senior positions in radiation protection and the safety of radiation sources. This Training will consist of lectures, practical exercises, laboratory exercises, demonstrations, technical visits in the field, with examinations. Topics of the training include: Review of fundamentals Quantities and measurements Biological effects of ionizing radiation International System of Radiation Protection and the Regulatory Framework Assessment of external and internal exposures Protection against occupational Exposure Medical exposures Exposure of the public due to practices Intervention in situations of chronic and emergency exposure Training the trainers Project Assignment. Please click on the link for the course syllabus.

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