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During December 12-16, 2011 RSRP provided training of CNEP staff (Comision Nacional de Energia del Paraguay) in radiation source inventory and development of the National Registry of radiation sources, x-ray generators, associated devices and user facilities. The RSRP training team installed RASOD (sources database) and AUTHORIZATION (licensee database) software and provided training. The training included field exercises in inventorying technique and hands-on training on data entry and software usage. Training was provided by Aleksandr Stepanyan of from Armenian Nuclear Regulatory...
From December 1 to 12, 2011, RSRP staff traveled to the African countries of Lesotho, Uganda and Ethiopia to meet with regulatory counterparts to discuss providing assistance to enhance regulatory safety and security oversight of radioactive sources in each of those countries. Topics of discussion included NRC support to develop and maintain a comprehensive national inventory of radioactive sources, the development of a radioactive source licensing and inspection regime, and potential enhancements needed to existing laws and regulations. To date, RSRP’s regulatory counterparts in Uganda...
During December 12-16, 2011 RSRP provided training of ARNR staff (Autoridad Reguladora Nacional en Radioprotección of Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mineral Resources of Uruguay) staff, in radiation source inventory and development of the National Registry of radiation sources, x-ray generators, associated devices and user facilities. The RSRP training team installed RASOD (sources database) and AUTHORIZATION (licensee database) software and provided training. The training included field exercises in inventorying technique and hands-on training on data entry and software usage. Training...
The 2010 - 2011 post graduate course graduated ten radiation protection officers. This Spanish language course was designed by the Ministry or Health of Panama with support from RSRP. In attendance were the graduates and family members, the course director Dr. Eloy Gibbs, course lecturers from the University of Panama, representatives of US NRC (Scott Moore) and Sergey Katsenelenbogen (AdSTM). All graduates obtained employment offers upon graduation in the radiation protection area. Allejandro Arroyo, top scoring graduate, was awarded a week-long trip to study at Jackson Memorial Hospital in...