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Health Effects of Chernobyl

May 17, 2016 - May 19, 2016

The Health Effects of Chernobyl: Prediction and Actual Data 30 Years after the Accident conference will be held May 17-19, 2016 in Obninsk, Russia.

The event covers a broad range of radiological sciences: radiation biology and ecology, radiation epidemiology and dosimetry, radiation protection and safety, as well as matters pertaining to radiation emergency medicine and public health.

Highlighted topics include:

  • Coordination of international efforts to strengthen global radiation safety
  • Ecological effects of the Chernobyl accident and impact on the environment
  • Dosimetry methods used for assessing population and individual exposures
  • Biodosimetry methods for individual dose assessment (cytogenetic, molecular assays, EPR, OSL/TL, retrospective dosimetry, internal contamination assessment, etc.)
  • Radiation associated risks of cancer and non-cancer outcomes among cleanup workers and population
  • Psychological, social, and ethical issues related to the accident and interventions in response and recovery periods
  • Medical preparedness and response to radiation emergencies
  • Risk communication strategy in emergencies and recovery

Please visit the Health Effects of Chernobyl conference website for more information and to register.

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Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
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National Medical Research Radiological Center
Korolev street, 4
Obninsk, 249036 Russian Federation
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+7 484 3993006
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