RSRP Delivers a Virtual Seminar on "Introduction to Regulation of LINACS in Radiation Oncology" for West Africa Countries

October 31st, 2020 — 

The US NRC Radiation Source Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) delivered a virtual training seminar on “Introduction to Regulation of Linear Accelerators in Radiation Oncology” for West Africa countries. The seminar was conducted in two 2-hour sessions on October 29-30, 2020.   The seminar provided an overview of the Linacs Industry Standards, Physics, Machines, Beam Modification Methods, Biology of Cancer, Modern Treatment Planning, Quality Assurance/Quality Management and Licensing Guidance. Sixteen (16) regulatory staff from Mauritania, Senegal, Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo attended the seminar.