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Nuclear Medicine Professionals in Africa Trained on Radiation Safety

Despite growing needs, opportunities for professionals in Africa to receive training in nuclear medicine are limited due to shortage of experienced staff, facilities and equipment. Read more →

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IAEA Holds Pilot Course to Help Future Nuclear Leaders Sharpen Safety Leadership Skills

A one-week course on nuclear and radiological leadership for safety is now open for application. The IAEA is looking for junior and middle management nuclear professionals with proven leadership potential to participate in this training. Read more →

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IAEA Director General Held Talks With Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister S. Abbas Araghchi last week to discuss the Agency's verification and monitoring of Iran's nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as well as other issues. Read more →

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Isotopic Technique Helps Benin Farmers Triple Yields and Improve Livelihoods

Soybean farmer Leonard Djegui never had the chance to go to school but he has learned two facts about nuclear science in recent years: atoms make up the soil and they have helped triple his income, allowing him to build a new house and send his children to university. Read more →

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One IAEA Workshop Boosts Several African Countries' Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness

Over 300 professionals across Africa are now prepared to respond to a nuclear or radiological emergency. It all began with an IAEA train-the-trainers workshop in May 2015. Read more →

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