The latest local and international news on nuclear medicine and radiation products.
Nuclear medicine is underutilised in South Africa despite its potential to improve health outcomes and reduce medical costs, says Principal Specialist in Nuclear Medicine and Head of Nuclear Medicine at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Dr Nozipho...read more
Tina Eboka, Group MD of the NTP Group of companies, a subsidiary of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), has been re-elected as vice chair of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency High-Level Group on the Security of Supply of Medical Radioisotopes (HLG-MR)....read more
South African nuclear company NTP Radioisotopes (NTP), a subsidiary of the State-owned South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (better known as Necsa), has increased its production of, and its share in the global market for, the Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) radioisotope,...read more
The IAEA organised a course in Lusaka, Zambia, for medical physicists, radiologists, technicians and regulators from across the region to improve their technical skills in assuring safety in nuclear medicine. Source: Nuclear Medicine Professionals in Africa Trained on...read more
Researchers have found a workaround to create chemical compounds that could prove useful for medical imaging and drug development. Source: Seeing more with PET scans: New chemistry for medical imaging: Surprising new mechanism for attaching chemical tracers discovered...read more