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30 October 2007

Radiation Control of Bio hazardous Contaminants

Maria Helena de Oliveira Sampa, Scientific Secretary in the Industrial Applications and Chemistry Section of the IAEA organized a technical meeting on the “Radiation Control of Biohazardous Contaminants”, October 1-5, 2007 in Vienna Austria. Fifteen participants from 12 countries came together to make presentations and discuss this important subject. Under the leadership of chairman Glyn Phillips of the UK, 2 days were devoted to preparing a draft report and submitting recommendations to the IAEA.

We will let you know when the final report becomes public. In the meantime iia Members can view the presentation that I made on “Radiation Processing Facilities: An Environmentally Friendly Option” on the iia website.