Medical Application Safety Division (MAS)

The Medical Application Safety (MAS) is responsible for ensuring that medical practices including radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, diagnostic and interventional radiology comply with the Act, NiBIRR and all relevant national and international regulations necessary for radiation safety and protection. MAS Division is divided into three (3) Units namely; Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine Units.

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Unit

  • Regulatory oversight of diagnostic and Interventional radiology medical facilities
  • Development and review of regulations and guides relevant to diagnostic and interventional radiology facilities
  • Review and Assessment of relevant technical reports and documentation
  • Survey of ionizing radiation emitting equipment in diagnostic radiology practices and maintenance of established inventory
  • Establishing diagnostic radiology reference level in cooperation with other relevant bodies

Radiotherapy Unit

  • Regulatory oversight of Radiotherapy Facilities
  • Review and Assessment of relevant technical reports and documentation
  • Development and review of regulations and guides relevant to radiotherapy practices

Nuclear Medicine Unit

  • Ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements established in the Act, NiBIRR, Nigerian Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine Regulations 2006 and other relevant regulations
  • Regulatory oversight of Nuclear Medicine Facilities
  • Review and Assessment of relevant technical reports and documentation
  • Development and review of regulations and guides relevant to Nuclear Medicine  practices

 

 

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