News from PACT

PACT Outlines Global Cancer Burden at UN Lions Day

PACT Outlines Global Cancer Burden at UN Lions Day

24 March 2014

Upon invitation of the Lions Clubs of Austria, the IAEA participated in an event to commemorate the long-standing partnership between Lions and the United Nations on 21 March 2014. Over 150 Lions Clubs members, as well as representatives of Permanent Missions and staff of the Vienna-based Organizations marked UN Lions Day during an evening event at the Rathaus (city hall) in Vienna. Read more →

Fiji Seeks to Establish a Radiotherapy Facility to Improve Cancer Treatment

Fiji Seeks to Establish a Radiotherapy Facility to Improve Cancer Treatment

16 April 2014

Fiji has one of the highest death rates from breast and cervical cancer in the world, but has no radiotherapy services. Every year the Ministry of Health sends approximately 15-24 radiotherapy patients to India, New Zealand or Australia. Fiji has requested the IAEA's help to establish a radiotherapy facility to improve cancer treatment in the country. Read more →

Lebanon and Pakistan Receive IAEA imPACT Missions

Lebanon and Pakistan Receive IAEA imPACT Missions

18 December 2013

Concluding an active year of imPACT Review Assessment missions in IAEA Member States, the IAEA Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) conducted successive missions in Lebanon and Pakistan in late November and early December 2013. Read more →