nuclear medicine south africa n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Nuclear Medicine South Africa PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Nuclear Medicine South Africa

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

Nuclear Medicine South Africa - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 264 Views
  • Uploaded on

Nuclear Medicine South Africa. Dr N.Soni. South Africa. Population ~ 52 million with a 1,2% annual growth ~ 2800 km of coastline GDP ~ 384 billion USD 11 Official languages 9 provinces. Nuclear Medicine A trip down memory lane. 1948: Import of radioisotope for medical use

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

Nuclear Medicine South Africa


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Presentation Transcript
    1. Nuclear Medicine South Africa Dr N.Soni

    2. South Africa • Population ~ 52 million with a 1,2% annual growth • ~ 2800 km of coastline • GDP ~ 384 billion USD • 11 Official languages • 9 provinces

    3. Nuclear MedicineA trip down memory lane • 1948: Import of radioisotope for medical use • 1952: First sodium iodide counter – Pretoria General Hospital • 1964:First rectilinear scanner – CSIR Pretoria • 1969:First gamma camera – Pretoria General Hospital • 2006:First PET/CT scanner in the public sector – IALCH Durban

    4. The Specialty • Independent specialty since 1987 • 4 year postgraduate degree (College of Nuclear Physicians of SA) - www.collegemedsa.ac.za • Training Institutions: • Western Cape: Cape Town and Stellenbosch • Free State: Bloemfontein • Gauteng: Johannesburg and Pretoria • Kwazulu Natal: Durban • Functional Departments: • Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Kwazulu Natal

    5. Industry • Cyclotrons • State owned (2): • Itemba labs – Western Cape • NECSA – Pretoria - Private: • Pretoria • Service providers: • AEC Amersham • AXIM • Covidien • PET Labs • NTP

    6. Facilities • Camera’s(Public and Private): • PET/CT: 10 • Private = 6 • Public = 4 • SPECT/CT: 9 • Private = 4 • Public = 5 • Gamma: approximately 100

    7. South African Society of Nuclear Medicine(SASNM) • Established in 1974 • One of the oldest NM societies in Africa • ~ 200 Members: • Nuclear Physicians • Radiographers • Medical Physicists • Radiopharmacists • Radiochemists • Industry • Biennial conference: • Next conference – 2014 • Venue: Maharani Hotel, Durban • Date: 19-21 September 2014

    8. Expected growth • Facilities: • Cameras • SPECT/CT • PET/CT • Gamma camera’s • Human resources • Therapy

    9. Thank You www.sasnm.com