Consultancy to Panama on Licensing and Inspection of Cyclotrons and Radiopharmaceutical Production

February 24th, 2018 — 

From February 19 to February 23, 2018, a consultation under the RSRP was conducted at the Ministry of Health in Panama City, Panama. Rick Muñoz provided information and guidance to the Panamanian Regulatory Authority (RA) with the objective of strengthening their regulation of Licensing and Inspection of Medical Cyclotrons, Positron Emission (PET) Tomography and PET Nuclear Material Radiopharmaceutical Production and Distribution. The consultation was a component of the action plan for Panama that is included in the RSRP Master Plan for Latin American partners. In addition to the information exchange, an inspection of a facility was observed. The consultation resulted in in providing the Panamanian RA a number of recommendations to improve and further develop their program.