Radiation safety for workers discussed




Staff Report KHI: A symposium on theme "Radiation and Health Imaging: Hazards to Healthcare Workers" was organized by Radiation Safety Committee (RSC), Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ziauddin University Hospital.

The symposium was aimed at spreading awareness and knowledge about hazardous aspects of radiations and handling protocols of radiations by healthcare practitioners and workers.

Mr. Syed Mishkat Ali Jafri, Principal Scientific Officer Pakistan Nuclear

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Safety protocols must be adapted to inverse radiation affects


Staff Report KHI: A symposium on theme "Radiation and Health Imaging: Hazards to Healthcare Workers" was organized by Radiation Safety Committee (RSC), Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ziauddin University Hospital.

The symposium was aimed at spreading awareness and knowledge about hazardous aspects of radiations and handling protocols of radiations by healthcare practitioners and workers.

Mr. Syed Mishkat Ali Jafri, Principal Scientific Officer Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory

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Nuclear industry – least radiation contributor to the environment


THE ABUNDANCE and provenance of radioactive elements amidst the earth’s surface is flagrant since its creation. The origin for these radioactive elements is believed to be cosmic and pre existing in the earth surface. Radiation is the energy that is emitted from the radioactive elements and is in the process of being transmitted. The source from where earth receives radiation is the outer space and the radioactive substances found in the ground, sea and the air.



There are mainly

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First solar radiation measuring station opens




STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan’s first solar measuring station to gather radiation data has started working in Bhawalpur, a step towards compiling a national solar atlas.
The inaugural ceremony has recently been held at the Quaidi Azam (QA) Solar Park. This is one of the nine solar measuring stations to be installed across Pakistan as a part of the World Bank-funded renewable energy resource mapping and geospatial planning project with a financial outlay of $1.96 million.
Pakistan has

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Symposium projects peaceful applications of nuke radiation

STAFF REPORT IBD: The NUST Science Society has recently organized the "National Symposium on Peaceful Applications of Radiation" that exhibited the latest approaches in areas of agriculture, biotechnology, medical science, nuclear energy and radiation safety. Objective of the event was to bring to limelight the positive and irrefutable applications of nuclear radiation to ameliorate the human life.The chief guest Dr. Shaukat Hameed Khan, Executive Director Soprest and former member (

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