Browsing Technical documents by Subject "Radiation Injuries"
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Chernobyl : its lessons : actions for the next decade : report on a donor meeting, Helsinki, Finland 11 February 1997 (EUR/ICP/TRNS 04 01 08, 1997)WIthin the WHO International Programme on the Health Effects of the Chernobyl Accident (IPHECA) and Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness and Assistance Network (REMPAN), the WHO Regional Office for Europe is responsible for following up the increased thyroid disease after Chernobyl and mitigating the public health effects of any future accidents. At a meeting in Helsinki, the Regional Office proposed activities to Member States and sought support for their implementation. The participants - representatives of health ministries and experts ...
Workshop on stable iodine prophylaxis after nuclear accidents : report on a WHO workshop, Helsinki, Finland 17-19 September 2000 (EUR/01/5020969, 2001)In December 1999 WHO issued updated Guidelines on Stable Iodine Prophylaxis after Nuclear Accidents, drawing on new evidence arising from the Chernobyl accident. The Workshop consisted of several presentations on the evidence underpining the Guidelines and extensive discussion by the participants, who were all respondible at country level for implementing measures to mitigate exposure after nuclear accidents. The discussions particularly stressed the practical aspects of implementing stable iodine prophylaxis in the way recommended, namely with ...