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DR. TAOFEEQ IGE DELIVERS ACCEPTANCE MESSAGE ON BEHALF OF NEW FAMPO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

ELECTION OF NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR THE FEDERATION OF AFRICAN MEDICAL PHYSICS ORGANIZATIONS (FAMPO)NOTE OF ACCEPTANCE It is with great delight that I convey this note of acceptance on behalf of
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CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP OF THE NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL PHYSICISTS (CWNAMP 2017)

The Nigerian Association of Medical Physicists (NAMP) presents the 2017 Conference and Workshop of the Nigerian Association of Medical Physicists (CWNAMP 2017).The theme for CWNAMP 2017 is Innovations
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3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEDICAL PHYSICS IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY AND IMAGING (ICMPROI-2018)

The Bangladesh Medical Physics Society presents the 3rd International Conference on Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology and Imaging (ICMPROI-2018). Check the links below for further details: Pos
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NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR FAMPO

Dr. Ahmed Ibn Seddik, Past President of the Federation of African Medical Physics Organizations (FAMPO), has announced the composition of the new FAMPO Executive Committee for the next 3 years. Memb
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FAMPO / IAEA SURVEY ON ACCREDITATION OF MP CLINICAL TRAINING IN AFRICA

A survey on accreditation of medical physics clinical training centres in Africa has been performed by FAMPO and IAEA. The survey forms pat of an overall plan to establish regional clinical training c
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MESSAGE FROM IDMP COORDINATOR (PROF. JOHN DAMILAKIS)

Dear Colleagues,This year we celebrate the 150th birthday of Marie Sklodowska-Curie. Marie Curie is remembered for her work on radioactivity and her huge contribution to the fight against cancer. Her
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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MEDICAL PHYSICS (IDMP) 2017!

7 November, 2017: Let’s celebrate the 5th International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP).THEME: Medical Physics - Providing a Holistic Approach to Women Patients and Women Staff Safety in Radiation Med
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IOMP PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE FOR IDMP 2017

Prof. Slavik Tabakov, President of IOMP has delivered his address for IDMP 2017. Below is the link to his speech:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxZSk7mQGuw
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Cameroon Organizes 1st National Workshop on QC in Radiology

The 1st National Workshop on QC in Radiology is scheduled to be held in Yaoundé, Cameroon from 25 - 29 September 2017. The workshop is being held under the IAEA project RAF 6048. Prospectus and progr
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Ghana Institutes a National Programme in Medical Physics Audits for Radiotherapy and Medical Imaging Facilities

Ghana has rolled out a national Medical Physics Audit Programme. The programme seeks to encourage audits of radiotherapy and medical imaging facilities. In 2016, all radiotherapy centres in the countr
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55th National Congress of the South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology

55th National Congress of the South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology SAAPMB 2017: 25 to 27th September 2017 AAPM-ISEP 2017: 28th to 30th September 2017 Gat
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OBITUARY - MR. PETER DDUNGU MATOVU

Dear All, I wish to on behalf of the Federation of African Medical Physics Organization (FAMPO) Executive Committee, the Committee Chairs and indeed the whole membership of the organization (many o
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FAMPO ELECTIONS AND TIMELINES

Members are hereby informed that the FAMPO Elections into the 4 (Four) Executive Committee (ExCom) positions: – President,  - Vice-President,  - Secretary-General and  - Treasur
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DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany - PhD Scholarship Announcement

The DKFZ in Heidelberg, Germany offers PhD Scholarships for Medical Physicists to do Research at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). Click here to know more.
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Minutes of Meeting of the 5th FAMPO General Assembly in Tunis

Minutes of Meeting of the 5th FAMPO General Assembly in Tunis, TUNISIA on 9th December 2016. The Meeting was at the sidelines of the First Coordination Meeting of the new Regional Project RAF/6/050 an
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SAVE THE DATE - SAAPMB2017 Congress and AAPM-ISEP Workshop, Durban 25-30th Sept 2017

Dear All It gives me great pleasure to announce the 55th South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology (SAAPMB) congress that will take place from the 25th to 27th September 201
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ICARO2 - Abstract submission deadline extended till 30th November, 2016

ICARO2 - Abstract submission deadline extended till 30th November, 2016   We are excited by the substantial number of good quality submissions that have been received so far. Thanks to those wh
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HHS No. 25 (IAEA PUBLICATION) IN FRENCH - NEW

This is to inform ALL that the IAEA just published the French translation of the Human Health Series No. 25 (Roles and Responsibilities, and Education and Training Requirements for Clinically Qualifie
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International Conference ICARO2

Dear colleagues,We are pleased to announce that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is organizing the second International Conference on Advances in Radiation Oncology (ICARO-2), in Vienna A
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IAEA HUMAN HEALTH REPORTS No. 10 - Radiotherapy Facilities: Master Planning and Concept Design Considerations.

IAEA HUMAN HEALTH REPORTS No. 10 Radiotherapy Facilities: Master Planning and Concept Design Considerations.Click here to read publication.
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TRAINING MODULE FOR CHAPTER 6 OF IAEA TRS-398

The training module for implementation of IAEA TRS-398 for high energy linear accelerator photon beams (Chapter 6) is now published on this page.http://nucleus.iaea.org/HHW/MedicalPhysics/Radiotherapy
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IOMP Press Release

IOMP is happy to announce first time celebration of International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP) on 7th Nov. 2013, which shall be annual activity thereafter.Click here to read to full press release in
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ICMP 2013 - Workshop on Africa - Presentations and Minutes of Round-Table Meeting.

MINUTES AND PRESENTATIONSClick here to view minutes .Click here to download presentations. Group Picture taken after workshop.View full sized image
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IUPAP Awards

Dear members,We have received two applications for the IUPAP young scientists awards so far. All of them have been for the 2013 award which means we have no direct nominations for 2012. I would sugges
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REGIONAL AFRICAN ACADEMIC SYLLABUS FOR MEDICAL PHYSICS

Dear Colleagues,I am pleased to inform you that a taskforce of experienced medical physicists (from both radiotherapy and nuclear medicine) has finalized a harmonized ?Regional Postgraduate Medical Ph
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NEW AAAS STUDY OF SCIENTISTS' RESPONSIBILITIES

Dear ICSU Members,You are invited to participate in a questionnaire aimed at identifying how scientists and engineers view their responsibilities. The questionnaire is anonymous and should take no mor
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JOINT ICTP-IAEA TRAINING IN RADIATION PROTECTION FOR PATIENTS

The Above titled course will be hosted by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics between    1-5  October 2012 at Miramare, Trieste in ITALY.Download here The
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OBITUARY - KWAKU 'ORII' NANI

The FAMPO Exco on behalf of the Medical Physics Community in the Continent regrets to announce the passing away of our indefatigable colleague - Mr Kwaku 'Orii' Nani - of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospita
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Proceedings of the International Symposium on Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry (IDOS)

The Section Head of the Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics Division of Human Health at the IAEA (Dr. Ahmed Meghzifene) announced that the electronic files of the IDOS Proceedings are now availabl
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Medical Physics Encyclopaedia and Dictionary (www.emitel2.eu)

The EMITEL Encyclopaedia Coordinator - Dr Slavik TABAKOV - of the Dept. of Medical Engineering and Physics of the King's College London have kindly oblige colleagues in Africa through  FAMPO a fr
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