5 Days Workshop on Medical Management of Nuclear or Radiological Emergencies in Qatar




5 Days Workshop on Medical Management of Nuclear or Radiological Emergencies in Qatar

Dr. Huda Al Naemi, Consultant medical physicist in HMC , Qatar in collaboration with Major Incident Planning Department arranged a 5 day’s workshop titled “National Workshop on Medical Management of Nuclear or Radiological Emergencies” from 6 – 10 October 2019 , This workshop aims to create a local team from medical staff who will aware and prepare to act in case of Radiological or Nuclear incident.

Two international speakers Dr. Jason E. Davis, PHD, CHP, Health Physicists from USA and Dr. Eduardo Herrera Reyes, IAEA Consultant, International Expert in Medical Response to Radiation from Vienna have delivered very informative presentations. Both speakers have vast experience in the subject of emergency preparedness of radiological incidents and they share platforms on many international workshops organized by IAEA in different countries.

Medical Physiscts prepare for this workshop by participate in the practical sessions which is an important part from education tools. Different radiation measurement devises and decontamination kits were demonstrated to the audience making them aware about all tools and instruments that might be used in such emergencies. The workshop consisted of scientific lectures and exercises on everyday which kept the participants busy and lively.
The workshop was attended by 40 participants from different hospitals, departments and specialties which will come with a network that’s needed always





              


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