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From Lab Coats to Hazmat Suits: IAEA Trains Scientists to Work Safely With Ebola
From Lab Coats to Hazmat Suits: IAEA Trains Scientists to Work Safely With Ebola
2015-11-11
Low and middle income countries in Africa are confronted with the challenge to timely and accurately diagnose dangerous diseases that can spread from animals to humans and to prevent their further spread. More »

Reviewing emergency preparedness across the African region
Reviewing emergency preparedness across the African region
2015-10-28
In the last year, the IAEA has implemented several Emergency Preparedness Review (EPREV) services in a number of Member States in the African region, including Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania. The EPREV missions were carried out under an ongoing technical cooperation (TC) project, and were supported by the European Union (EU). More »

Maintaining progress: African Senior Ministry of Health Officials consider how to sustain nuclear medicine services in the continent
Maintaining progress: African Senior Ministry of Health Officials consider how to sustain nuclear medicine services in the continent
2015-10-12
With the goal of addressing the challenges posed by operation and maintenance costs, 43 medical professionals attended an IAEA-organized Regional Meeting on Strengthening and Sustaining of Nuclear Medicine Programmes in Africa, held at the Agency’s Vienna headquarters from 5-9 October. More »

Cancer Care in Tunisia: Changing Perceptions
Cancer Care in Tunisia: Changing Perceptions
2015-10-01
Cancer isn’t a death sentence. At least not anymore. This is the message Tunisian doctors are delivering to their patients: If detected and treated early, cancer is curable.  More »

Nuclear Techniques for Healthier Fruits: Regional Meeting seeks Collaboration in Control of Exotic and Established Fruit Fly Species in Africa
Nuclear Techniques for Healthier Fruits: Regional Meeting seeks Collaboration in Control of Exotic and Established Fruit Fly Species in Africa
2015-07-09
Tephritid fruit flies pose a serious threat to farming activities and require an integrated approach in order to reduce damage to local fruits. As part of an initiative to address this problem, the IAEA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security of Mauritius, held a combined regional training course (29 June to 3 July 2015) and regional coordination meeting (1 - 3 July 2015) in Bagatelle, Mauritius.  More »

Improving radioactive waste management in Africa
Improving radioactive waste management in Africa
2015-07-09
The IAEA, in cooperation with the Centre national de l'énergie, des sciences et des techniques nucléaires (CNESTEN) in Morocco, recently organized a regional, hands-on training course under the scope of an ongoing technical cooperation (TC) project.  More »

World Environment Day: IAEA Supports the Seychelles with Irrigation and Soil Management
World Environment Day: IAEA Supports the Seychelles with Irrigation and Soil Management
2015-06-05
The Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands and atolls, has limited land resources. The islands’ soils have very low organic matter content, low water retention capacity and high salinity, and are generally infertile. More »

National Liaison Officers gather in Vienna to discuss concrete measures to further enhance the delivery of the TC Programme in Africa
National Liaison Officers gather in Vienna to discuss concrete measures to further enhance the delivery of the TC Programme in Africa
2015-05-05
Following prior consultations with National Liaison Officers, the Division for Africa of the IAEA’s Department of Technical Cooperation, organized a Meeting of National Liaison Officers (NLOs) from 20 to 24 April 2015 in Vienna, Austria. More »

Press Note - Meeting of NLOs and AFRA-NCs
2013-04-05
Following consultations with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, the Division for Africa of the Department of Technical Cooperation, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will organize the Meeting of National Liaison Officers (NLOs) and AFRA National Coordinators (AFRA NCs) from 26 to 28 June 2013 in Arusha, Tanzania. This Meeting will take place the same week as the 24th AFRA Technical Working Group Meeting. More »

List of Meetings 2013
2013-03-15
The list of Meetings and Workshops (Non AFRA and AFRA) to be organized by the Division for Africa in 2013 More »

List of Training Courses 2013
2013-03-15
The list of Training Courses (Non AFRA and AFRA) to be organized by the Division for Africa in 2013 More »

The Third African Conference on Quality Management in Nuclear Industry and Research Laboratories will take place in Algiers 7 - 8 November 2012
2012-08-29
The Third African Conference on Quality Management in Nuclear Industry and Research Laboratories will be held from 7 – 8 November 2012.  More »

 

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