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QaMPS Organized Workshop on “Responding to Radiological Emergencies”

QaMPS in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), conducted a four-day workshop on “Responding to Radiological or Nuclear Emergencies” from 9 to 12 October 2022. This workshop aims to strengthen the knowledge and skills of the emergency response teams and to involve relevant staff from various hospitals and departments.
Two international speakers Dr. Eduardo Herrera Reyes, IAEA Consultant, International Expert in Medical Response to Radiation and Mr. Steve Sugarman, Health Physicists from USA have delivered very informative presentations, and further conducted various tabletop exercises and practical activities. 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 Physicists from QaMPS prepared for this workshop by participating in the practical sessions which was an integral and important part this workshop. 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 was attended by 50 participants from different hospitals in Qatar.

October 17th 2022
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