CBR participates in Round Table: Challenges of Radiological Protection in Medical Applications during the 71st SBPC Annual Meeting

The President of CBR, Dr. Alair Sarmet Santos, was in Campo Grande (MS), on July 22, to participate in the round table “Challenges of Radiological Protection in Medical Applications”. The activity was part of the program of the 71st Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science (SBPC), held at the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS), July 21-27, with the central theme “Science and Innovation. Bioeconomics, Diversity and Social Development ”.

In person attended by the president of the CBR: Marcos Antonio do Amaral (president of the Brazilian Society of Radiological Protection), who gave an introduction on SBPR and IRPA in the context of the proposed theme; Lídia Vasconcelos (National Nuclear Energy Commission - CNEN), which addressed the scientific and regulatory aspects of radiological protection in medicine; Alexandre Bacelar (Hospital das Clinicas de Porto Alegre), with the presentation “The science of radiological protection in a hospital”; besides the president of the Radiology Society of Paraná and representative of the Image Gently in Brazil, Dr. Dolores Bustelo, by videoconference, who spoke about the importance of radiological protection in children exposed to exams in Brazilian medicine.

Dr. Alair, in his presentation, reinforced CBR's performance and the institution's position on the subject. “This was another important activity that the CBR Radiological Protection Commission participated in. I want to thank you for the invitation and the organization of this roundtable, ”says Dr. Alair.

Held since 1948, with the participation of representatives of scientific societies, authorities and managers of the national science and technology system, the SBPC Annual Meeting aims to discuss public policies in the areas of Science, Technology, Innovation and Education and to disseminate advances in science in the various areas of knowledge for the entire population.

Each year, the SBPC Annual Meeting is held in a Brazilian state, usually at public universities. The event brings together diverse people - scientists, teachers and students of all levels, professionals and local people.

The Scientific Programming consists of conferences, roundtables, meetings, special sessions, short courses and Poster Sessions (which includes the National Journey of Scientific Initiation). Other activities are also carried out, such as SBPC Jovem (exhibition aimed at students of basic education and the general public), ExpoT & C (science and technology exhibition), SBPC Cultural (presentation of regional artistic activities and discussions on artistic and cultural themes). ), SBPC Afro e Indígena (conferences and roundtables that address these issues).

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