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Designation as an IAEA Collaborating Center

Re-designation Ceremony as an IAEA Collaborating Center

Re-designation ceremony of Hiroshima International Council for Health Care of the Radiation-exposed (HICARE) as collaborating center (*1) for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was held at IAEA main office in the presence of Mr. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the IAEA.

 

*1 Collaborating Center

Collaborating Center is institution with high technologies that meet the IAEA requirements to promote projects related to research, technological development, education/training, etc. in collaboration with IAEA. HICARE was designated as such on May 26, 2014.

 

   Date November 3, 2017
  Venue IAEA Headquarters, Vienna,
Attendants

 IAEA

Yukiya Amano: Director General of the IAEA

Aldo Malavasi: Deputy Director General / Head of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications

May Abdel-Wahab : Director of the IAEA Division of Human Health.

The Permanent Mission of    Japan to the International  Organizations in Vienna

Minister Hirotaka Matsuo

HICARE

Dr. Satoshi Tashiro: Executive Secretaries Professor of Hiroshima University Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, gave a lecure

Dr. Hamasaki: Researcher Department of Molecular Biosciences, Radiation Effects Research Foundation (Dispatched from HICARE)

 

 

【Contents】

Director Amano presented Professor Tashiro (Executive Secretary of HICARE) the designation plaque of Collaborating Center.

Professor Tashiro read a statement on behalf of President Hiramatsu, to announce that HICARE will continue to cooperate with IAEA and promote further contribution to the medical care for the Radiation-exposed through human resource development and joint research collaborating on three regions as followings;

1. Biodosimetry

2. Radiation Accidents and Disasters

3. Advanced Radiotherapy.

Designation Ceremony as an IAEA Collaborating Center

May 2014, Hiroshima International Council for Health Care of the Radiation-exposed (HICARE) was designated as a collaborating center (*1) for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). After National Institute of Radiological Sciences in Chiba, HICARE became the second such collaborating center in Japan. HICARE, however, is the first consortium to be designated as a collaborating center by IAEA.
  To mark this occasion, on May 26, 2014, HICARE held a designation ceremony and seminar at the Rihga Royal Hotel in Hiroshima City. (For more details about the seminar, refer to "Enhancement of Public Awareness")

 

*1 Collaborating Center
IAEA designates institutions with advanced technologies (that meet the IAEA requirements) as collaborating centers to promote projects related to research, technological development, education/training, etc. in collaboration with IAEA.

[ Designation Ceremony ]
Dr. Rethy Chhem of IAEA (Director of Division of Human Health) presented the designation plaque to Dr. Okubo (President of HICARE) in the presence of a number of dignitaries including the Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture and the Mayor of Hiroshima City.
  HICARE will further its contribution to the international society through closer collaboration with IAEA in the field of “Capacity Building in Radiation Effects and Human Health” – a message engraved on the plaque.

From left, HICARE director - Dr. Dohy and Dr. Hiramatsu, the Mayor - Mr. Matsui, Dr. Okubo, Dr. Chhem, Governor Yuzaki, Mr. Asahara - President of Hiroshima University, and HICARE director - Dr. Matsumura