The triple burden of disease are rampant , whereby communicable diseasesare still prevalent, non-communicable diseasesare increasing, with high mortality from maternal, perinatal and nutritional causes inseveral countries from Africa and the Arabic countries.
This risingburden, including the risks in radiationhas not received the full attention it deserves due to many issues, including low awarenessof the burden and other conflicting health demands and limited resources.
Another major issue affecting the health care in Africa and the Arabic countries is limited qualifiedprofessionals, inadequate training institutions, inadequate infrastructure...
Description of activity and work performed
The healthcare system faces big challenges to match the safety practice.
So the access to the international requirements and recommendations as outlined by the Bonn Call for Action helps both health professionals and policymakers make better-informed decisions about how to continue to improve and perform the system, to provide an efficient response to a good medical practice, ensuring that the benefits outweigh risks in all radiological medical procedures.
Across the world, a rallying appeal for health professionals to adhere to the principles of radiation protection...
Conclusion and recommendations
This is a chronicle of the evolutionof the implementation and the perspectives of the Afrosafe Rad and Arabsafe campaignswith an emphasis on the current status of the topics that require improvement.
Though the program has delivered a safe approach in thehealthcare joiningthe international community since inception, significant but surmountable difficulties still exist.
This requires a systematic approachconsidering the implementation of the Afrosafe Rad and Arabsafe campaigns in a cultural and organizational setting for application in a different context.
Changing the way of the professionals operate...
B. Mansouri; Algiers/DZ - nothing to disclose
Afrosafe Rad / WHOhttps://www.who.org
Arabsafe / WHOhttps://www.who.org
Afrosafe Rad / IAEAhttps://www.iaea.org
Arabsafe / IAEAhttps://www.iaea.org
Afrosafe Rad / ESRhttps://www.myesr.org
Afrosafe Rad / ISRhttps://www.isr.org
Arabsafe / ISRhttps://www.isr.org
Bonn call for action/IAEAhttps:/www.iaea.org
Bonn call for action/WHOhttps:/www.who.org