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IAEA Recommends Nuclear Techniques to Improve Nutrition Assessments in Africa

In Africa, nutrient deficiencies are among the leading causes of undernutrition in children. Malnutrition underlies 45% of child deaths under five years of age and is therefore of particular importance. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Says France’s Golfech NPP Demonstrates Strong Safety Commitment; Sees Improvement Opportunities

An IAEA team of experts today said France’s Golfech Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has demonstrated a strong commitment to safety through a comprehensive and advanced safety improvement programme, but noted that further efforts are needed to maintain the momentum. Read more →

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IAEA, Okayama University Agree to Cooperate on Promising Cancer Therapy

The IAEA and Japan's Okayama University today signed an agreement to cooperate in developing Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT), a form of radiotherapy for cancer. Read more →

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New IAEA Collaborating Centres to Boost Nuclear Research in Member States

The number of research institutions assisting the IAEA in research, development and training has grown to twenty-five this year, the highest number in decade. Read more →


Cardiovascular Diseases - A Major Challenge Worldwide

Cardiovascular diseases are the number one killer globally. Seventy-five percent of these deaths occur in developing countries. This October, the IAEA held an International Conference on Integrated Medical Imaging in Cardiovascular Diseases. Read more →

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