RSRP Meeting with CNEA of Paraguay

May 29th, 2015 — 

Paulo Ferruz and John Kinneman of AdSTM, Inc conducted a consultancy with representatives from the Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica (CNEA) and the Ministry of Health in Asuncion, Paraguay which from 26 to 28 May 2015. In addition to technical discussions with the staff of both organizations, the then current head of CNEA described a major change in the structure of the regulatory body in Paraguay. A new, independent National Regulatory Authority on Radiation Safety ARRN, (Autoridad Reguladora Radiologica y Nuclear) which will report directly to the General Secretary of the Republic Presidency entered into operation on 1 June 2015. During the consultancy ways of assisting and supporting both the existing bodies and the new organization as responsibilities move to the new organization were discussed.