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Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards IAEA Safety Standards Series GSR Part 3 Subject Classification: 0600-Nuclear and Radiological Safety

100-IAEA-PAHO-Other"This publication is the new edition of the International Basic Safety Standards. The edition is co-sponsored by seven other international organizations — European Commission (EC/Euratom), FAO, ILO, OECD/NEA, PAHO, UNEP and WHO. It replaces the interim edition that was published in November 2011 and the previous edition of the International Basic Safety Standards which was published in 1996. It has been extensively revised and updated to take account of the latest finding of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, and the latest recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection. The publication details the requirements for the protection of people and the environment from harmful effects of ionizing radiation and for the safety of radiation sources. All circumstances of radiation exposure are considered."

icon Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards.  IAEA Safety Standards Series GSR Part 3 [2014] (Link)

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014 10:30

Regional bulletin for the availability of antimalarial medicines

100 antmalaricos2014 This bulletin is developed through a collaborative effort between the National Malaria Control Programs of the Region of the Americas, PAHO/WHO and SIAPS/USAID to facilitate sharing of information between countries in the Americas. The objectives of the bulletin are to increase awareness of stocks of antimalarial medicine, generate stock out alerts and promote exchanges and donations of antimalarial medicines between countries.  [English - Spanish]

Second Quarter 2014. Volume 2, No.2, Year 2014

First Quarter 2014. Volume 1, No.1, Year 2014

Second Quarter 2013. Volume 1, No.3, Year 2013

Second Quarter 2013. Volume 1, No.2, Year 2013

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014 14:19

Core Competencies for Public Health: A Regional Framework for the Americas

100hss-competencieph-2013coverCore Competencies for Public Health: Core Competencies for Public Health: A Regional Framework for the Americas. Washington, DC: PAHO,2013.

ISBN 978-92-75-11815-3 (NLM Classification: WA21)

This document details the core competencies that all professionals working in public health and health service delivery should possess, regardless of where they work or the nature of their work. It has been decided that the definition of specific competencies by professional group or level of action will be left for a subsequent phase.

Public Health; Knowledge; Competency-­-Based Education; Knowledge Management for Health Research; Latin America; Caribbean Region

Also published in Spanish (2013) with the title: Competencias esenciales en salud pública: un marco regional para las Américas. ISBN 978-92-75-31815-7

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 15:28
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