PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) urges tighter radiation controls
This article was originally published in Clinica
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has renewed calls for tighter controls in the handling, storage and disposal of radioactive materials used in the healthcare industry. "We continue to find abandoned radiation sources in many places," says Dr Caridad Borras, former advisor to PAHO's radiation protection unit, citing radiological laboratories as an example.
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