The Federal State Budgetary Institute «The Nikiforov Russian Center of Emergency and Radiation Medicine»
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May 7th – 9th 2014, the director of NRCERM EMERCOM of Russia S. Aleksanin participated in the XIV Coordination and Planning Meeting of the WHO/REMPAN Collaborating Centers and Liason Institutions which took place in Wuerzburg, Germany

10 May 2014

Over 120 people from more than 30 countries of the world took part in the Meeting: heads and leading specialists of WHOCCs; representatives of 6 WHO Regional Agencies; representatives of IAEA, Agency on Nuclear Energy and IFRC, etc.

A varied program of the Meeting was devoted to different aspects of radiation accidents management, medical assistance at radiation injuries as well as to issues of emergencies preparedness, strengthening and coordination of joint WHO and WHOCC actions at such emergencies.

The Meeting is a large-scale international event. Many of the participants are NRCERM partners during many years. The participation in the Conference strengthened and broadened the existing contacts of the Center with other WHOCCs, presented opportunity to get to know new technologies in diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of radiation emergency victims. All participants expressed a strong wish for active cooperation and information exchange in the stated above spheres aimed at strengthening preparedness to radiation emergencies.

   


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