ICRP: Who We Are and Committee 3
The International Council for Radiation Protection (ICRP) is an independent,
not-for-profit organization with a mission to advance for the public benefit the science of radiological protection,
in particular by providing recommendations and guidance on all aspects of protection against ionising radiation.
Founded in 1928,
it currently comprises a community of more than 250 globally-recognised experts in radiological protection (RP) science,
and practice from more than 30 countries.
The Work of ICRP
“In preparing its recommendations,
Description of activity and work performed
Bonn Call For Action:10 proposed actions
Note the ICRP publications and task groups (TG) that may contribute to the Bonn Call For Action items.
The bolded items are the focus of further focused discussion after a general introduction of the work of ICRP.
Enhance the implementation of the principle of justification (P84,
Enhance the implementation of the principle of optimization of protection and safety (P84,
Strengthen manufacturers’ role in contributing to the overall safety...
Conclusion and recommendations
The ICRP Committee 3 has a wide mandate in radiation protection and its members have expertise indiagnostic radiology,
epidemiology and biostatistics,
regulatory application of RP,
process and quality improvement,
and human and veterinary medicine. We work together with the ICRP committees,
and we collaborate with a number of organizations including radiology,
and regulatory bodies to strengthen the Bonn Call For Action to improve the radiation protection in medicine.
To learn more about our work please visit: www.icrp.org
Reinhard Loose and Eliseo Vano on behalf of the members of ICRP committee 3 (Medicine)
Contact: KE Applegate: email@example.com
Harvard Medical School,
Massachusetts General Hospital ,
Please see ICRP web site at: www.icrp.org