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  • June 17, 2020
    Mandatory Regulatory Enrolment Process, Effective October 01, 2020

    On March 30, 2020, Health Canada published a Notice communicating that the use of the Regulatory Enrolment Process (REP) will be mandatory as of October 1, 2020, for pharmaceutical, biologic and radiopharmaceutical drugs for human use as well as disinfectants, pursuant to Part C, Division 1 and Division 8 of the Food and Drug Regulations. […]

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  • April 29, 2020
    Updates on the air transport of medical radioisotopes

    An article recently published by the World Nuclear News, quotes Nuclear Medicine Europe which indicates that there are signs on improvement. “Air transportation options, including via scheduled commercial flights, have been increasing although there are still many last-minute changes and difficulties in transporting radioisotopes to some regions,” the organisation’s Security of Supply Working Group Emergency […]

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  • April 29, 2020
    IAEA Webinar COVID-19 Pandemic Supply of Medical Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals

    The recording of IAEA Webinar held on April 23 is now available here. Our community would like to thank to all staff members from Radioisotope Products and Radiation Technology Section from The Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences at the IAEA who made this webinar possible.  

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  • April 22, 2020
    Update: IAEA Webinar COVID-19 Pandemic: Supply of Medical Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals

    Date: Apr 23, 2020 – Apr 23, 2020 Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Vienna (Austria); Visit the events page to access the webinar link.

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  • April 22, 2020
    Medical isotope supply chain faces challenges from COVID-19

    The production of medical radioisotopes has continued during the COVID-19 pandemic but bottlenecks in transport and distribution could lead to shortages at hospitals, according to an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) survey of the research reactors where the isotopes are produced. Read full article published by World Nuclear News here.  

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  • April 16, 2020
    Update on the Radioisotopes Supply

    The Security of Supply Working Group (SoS WG) Emergency Response Team (ERT) held a teleconference on 15 April 2020 to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Mo-99 and other radioisotope production. All organizations again reported that production operations continue normally within adjustments that have been taken against COVID-19, although production is being oriented […]

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