EuroSafe Imaging Session - Jointly organised by EuroSafe Imaging and IAEA

EU 7 - Enhancing radiation protection of patients in CT practices in Africa: opportunities for synergies between Africa, the IAEA and ESR

July 14, 08:00 - 09:00 CEST

EU 7-3
5 min
Keynote address
EU 7-4
5 min
The reality on the ground: an IAEA perspective
1. To understand the availability of CT scanners in Africa.
2. To evaluate the human resources in Africa.
3. To understand the most common indications of CT in Africa based on epidemiological considerations.
4. To discuss the justification principle as an integral part of imaging exam requisitions.
EU 7-5
5 min
IAEA efforts to promote radiation protection in Africa
1. To learn about the IAEA activities that support Bonn Call for action.
2. To present the Basic Safety Standards as apply to clinical radiology.
3. To provide an overview of IAEA's efforts to promote radiation protection in patients in Africa.
4. To provide a roadmap for improving radiation protection of patient activities in Africa.
EU 7-6
6 min
Overview of justification in CT practice in Country 1
1. To recognise barriers associated with lack of justification in CT utilisation.
2. To understand how new models can promote justification in CT use in Africa.
3. To discuss the needs for improving the justification of CT examinations in Africa.
EU 7-7
6 min
Overview of justification in CT practice in Country 2
1. To recognise barriers associated with lack of justification in CT utilisation.
2. To understand how new models can promote justification in CT use in Africa.
3. To discuss the needs for improving the justification of CT examinations in Africa.
EU 7-8
6 min
Overview of justification in CT practice in Country 3
1. To recognise barriers associated with lack of justification in CT utilisation.
2. To understand how new models can promote justification in CT use in Africa.
3. To discuss the needs for improving the justification of CT examinations in Africa.
EU 7-9
6 min
ESR iGuide update
Boris Brkljačić, Zagreb / Croatia
1. To learn about the imaging referral guidelines.
2. To appreciate the advantages of ESR iGuide.
3. To understand how ESR iGuide might assist radiologists in Africa in choosing appropriate imaging examinations.
EU 7-10
21 min
Panel discussion: How synergies of efforts can enhance radiation protection of patients in Africa?