New at CBR: Meeting marks new College Radiological Protection Commission

On Thursday (14), Dr. Alair Sarmet Santos, president of the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, led the first meeting of the new CBR committee: the Radiological Protection Commission.
The objective was to align the work that will be developed, such as specific events and strategic actions so that the theme “Radiological Protection” is in focus, always with the patient's eyes.

The meeting was attended by the President of the College, Dr. Hilton Leão, Director of Communication of the CBR and President of LatinSafe, physicists Hugo Schelin, Paulo Costa and Simone Kodlulovich, doctors Joaquim da Mota Leal Son, Teresa Sarmet, Monica Bernardo , Dolores Bustelo, Claudio Tinoco and the nuclear energy engineer, Lídia Vasconcelos. After opening by Dr. Alair, who contextualized the commission's proposal and how the idea of bringing the group together came about. Then all the members introduced themselves and shared their experiences with the subject.

The position of Brazil in relation to Radioprotection initiatives was also discussed, identified from surveys conducted with the researched services, as well as the need to involve radiologists more in the discussions about the subject.

The Radiological Protection Commission will have monthly meetings with an official agenda of demands. The next meeting will be on March 14 and then always on the first Thursday of the month, from 18h to 20h.

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