Upcoming Workshop

Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Long-Term Health Monitoring of Populations following Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies in the United States: A Workshop

March 12, 2019 - March 13, 2019
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Location: Keck Center of the National Academies
500 Fifth St. NW Washington DC 20001

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The National Academies will establish an ad hoc planning committee that will organize a workshop to discuss challenges and considerations for setting up a registry for long-term health monitoring of populations following nuclear or radiological emergencies in the United States. Workshop participants will discuss the following topics:
-- Existing international inclusion criteria for such registries and possible alternative approaches, including a dose-tiered approach.
-- Challenges associated with communicating inclusion criteria for a registry with the affected population.
-- Considerations regarding health screening of the affected population, such as thyroid screening.
-- Operational considerations for setting up and maintaining a registry, taking into account practicality and implementation issues.
The workshop presentations and discussions will be summarized in National Academies proceedings of a workshop authored by a rapporteur.

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