Radiation Safety Experts Call for Global Action to Improve Patient and Health Worker Protection

More than 500 experts from 77 countries and 16 international organizations concluded a major IAEA organized international conference in Bonn, Germany, on 7 December 2012, calling for global and national progress in enforcing and supporting strengthened radiation protection in health care.
The international conference, hosted by Germany and cosponsored by the World Health Organization, issued the Bonn Call for Action, urging international bodies to support its objectives to achieve, "the highest benefit with the least possible risk to all patients and appropriate use of ionizing radiation for diagnosis and treatment.
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