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International Day of Medical Physics

An Initiative of the International Organization of Medical Physics

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November 7th 2017

Medical Physics: Providing a Holistic Approach to Women Patients and Women Staff Safety in Radiation Medicine

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International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP) 2017

November 7

GLOBAL EVENTS TO CELEBRATE THE IDMP

 

Coordinator: Prof J. Damilakis, IOMP Education and Training Committee Chair

 

Jaipur: Livestreaming via You Tube

Organised by the 17TH Asia Oceania Congress of Medical Physics in cooperation with the International Organization of Medical Physics (IOMP)

Time: 12:00 – 13:30 Jaipur Time

Time

Topic

Speaker

12:00-12:05

Introductory talk on IDMP

J. Damilakis

12:05-12:20

Medical Physics contributions to women’s health and radiation safety

H. Azhari

12:20-12:35

IOMP Women survey data

V. Tsapaki

12:35-12:50

MP Education, Profession and as a Carrier for women in Bangladesh: Problems and Perspective

T. Zaman

12:50-13:05

Women Medical Physicists: Current status in India

Shobha

13:05:13:20

Women and men in the Australasian college of physical scientists and engineers in medicine : Workforce survey

E. Bezak

13:20-13:30

Discussion

 

 

This event will be live-streamed through the IDMP website www.iomp.org/idmp Please stay tuned on this website for more information.

 

 

Vienna: Live Broadcasting

Organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency in cooperation with the International Organization of Medical Physics (IOMP)

Session Title: Medical Physics in Cancer Treatment: Supporting Women’s Health

                                             Time: 10:00 – 11:30 Central European Time

Program:

Time

Topic

Speaker

10:00 -10:05

Introduction and welcome

M. Abdel-Wahab (DIR-NAHU, IAEA)

10:05-10:10

Video message from IOMP (Jaipur, India)

S. Tabakov, J. Damilakis

(IOMP)

10:10-10:20

Imaging of breast and the role of the Medical Physicist  

H. Bosmans

(BEL)

10:20-10:30

Challenges of Implementation of 3D image based Brachytherapy for cervical cancer: India Experience, Tata Memorial Hospital

J. Swamidas
(IND)

10:30-10:40

Motion management in external beam radiotherapy for patients undergoing breast treatment

E. Donovan
(UK)

10:40-10:50

Radiation protection of patients in imaging and therapy

J. Vassileva
(NSRW, IAEA)

10:50-11:00

IAEA activities in Medical Physics

G. Loreti (NAHU, IAEA)

11:00-11:10

Connection with Regional/National events

T. Ige, M. Arreola (Nigeria)

11:10-11:20

Connection with joint ICTP-IAEA-University of Trieste Master of Advanced Studies in Medical Physics

R.Padovani, L.Bertocchi (ICTP), R. Longo (University of Trieste)

11:20-11:40

Discussion

 

We’ll provide soon the link through which you can freely watch live the event. The video will be shared after the event on the Human Health Campus website https://humanhealth.iaea.org/HHW/MedicalPhysics/TheMedicalPhysicist/IDMP/index.html  

Kuala Lumpur: Live Global Webcast via You Tube

Organised by the University of Malaya in conjunction with the International Organization of Medical Physics (IOMP), and the World Health Organization (WHO)

Time: 09:00 – 10:30 Kuala Lumpur Time

Organising Chairperson: Dr Chai Hong Yeong, Department of Biomedical Imaging, University of Malaya

Moderators:

Madam Azleen Mohd Zain, Head, Medical Physics Unit, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dr. Sarene Chu Saifuddin, Medical Radiation Surveillance Division, Ministry of Health, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Time

Topic

Speaker

09:00- 09:15

Welcome Speech

Dr. Chai Hong Yeong

09:15-09:35

International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP): What, why, how, expectations and outreach achieved

Dr. Madan Rehani,

Vice-President, IOMP;

Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

09:35-10:00

Building on Marie Curie’s legacy for strengthening radiation safety culture in health care

Dr. Maria Del Rosario PEREZ, Department of Public Health and Environment, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

10:00- 10:20

Madam Marie Curie – A great woman scientist’s contribution to humankind

Dr. Noriah Jamal, Director of Planning and International Relations, Malaysian Nuclear Agency, Malaysia

10:20-10:30

Concluding Remarks

Dr. Chai Hong Yeong

You can freely watch this live event online by visiting the University of Malaya You Tube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoObO28XEzA7ud_Z6trpa3w

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