International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

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The IAEA is the world's center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up as the world´s "Atoms for Peace" organization in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies. The IAEA Secretariat is headquartered at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna, Austria. The mission of the Section of Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging (NMDI) of the Division of Human Health: “The Agency shall seek to accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy to peace, health and prosperity throughout the world”. It has the specific mission of fostering the application of nuclear medicine techniques as part of the clinical management of certain types of diseases. Different activities are run under this subprogram: Coordinated Research Projects (CRPs); Expert Meetings to advise the Agency on specific topics; Publications and Manuals, including educational material, and creation of educational website and databases. Also, the section manages projects related to quality improvement in the clinical practice of nuclear medicine.

Brands: Capacity Building in the Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging Profession for Member States