The International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA has asked Nigeria and other member states to build their competencies in regulatory functions aimed at radiation safety and radiological protection.
This was disclosed at the regional training course on authorisation and inspection of radiotherapy facilities with linear accelerators.
According to the IAEA, a significant increase in the use of radiotherapy in developing countries, especially for medical purposes, comes a burden of guaranteeing public safety as well the safety of using the technology.
More than 16 countries will be sharing their experiences on how to provide a safe radiotherapy space.
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