Call for Applications: 2022 Medical Physics Harmattan School

Do you think you could be the next scientist to change the world with your innovation like Wilhelm Roentgen who discovered X-Rays or the two-time Nobel Laureate Marie Curie who discovered radioactivity? Are you an undergraduate student and would you like to know the role of physics in medicine? The journey starts now! Apply for the 2nd medical physics harmattan school and be inspired! Theme: More application of physics in medicine. Click here to download program brochure (coming soon) Apply here ūüĎČūüŹĹ https://forms.gle/PiGwZUqpmoNZQBtL8 INSTRUCTIONS Click on the application form link. Fill and submit. Successful applicants will receive an email not […]

Call for Application: Medical Physics Harmattan School 1.0

Do you think you could be the next scientist to change the world with your innovation like Wilhelm Roentgen who discovered X-Rays or the two-time Nobel Laureate Marie Curie who discovered radioactivity? Are you an undergraduate student and would you like to know the role of physics in medicine? The journey starts now! Apply for the first medical physics harmattan school and be inspired! Theme: The application of physics in medicine. Please note that this program is completely free of charge and application closes 19th of February 2021. Click here to download program brochure Click on this link to apply […]

Dr Taofeeq Ige

NAMP’s Secretary-General Elected FAMPO President

The Secretary-General of Nigerian Association of Medical Physics, Dr. Taofeeq. A. Ige has been elected as the President of Federation of African Medical Physics Organizations following that 2017 elections that also saw¬†Christoph J.Trauernicht (South Africa) clinching the Vice-Presidency,¬†Francis Hasford (Ghana) elected the Secretary-General and¬†¬†Odette Samba (Cameroon) becoming the Treasurer. Dr Ige is succeeding¬†Ahmed Ibn Seddik (Morocco) as the President after serving in the last administration as the Secretary-General. FAMPO will continue its progress to serve the medical physics community in Africa under the lead of those volunteers and the support of all its members and the mother organization IOMP. On […]

e-Medical Physics World Issues (ISSN 2313-4712)

From the Desk of the IOMP Secretary General; e-Medical Physics World Issues (ISSN 2313-4712)

SOURCE: http://www.iomp.org/?q=content/e-medical-physics-world-issues-issn-2313-4712   We are approaching to the middle of the year 2017; a year which is already marked by interesting and exciting events for the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP). February and March were busy months for the Organization. In early February, there was a busy one week consultancy meeting at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in which IOMP was represented by the Secretary General and the President. The objective of the meeting was to continue on the drafting of the IAEA Safety Report on Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology as well as the development of […]

MEDICAL PHYSICS IN NIGERIA ‚Äď A ROAD MAP

Abstract Nigeria is situated on the West Coast of the African Continent with a population of about 150 Million ¬†and ¬†Abuja ¬†at ¬†the ¬†centre ¬†which ¬†also ¬†serves ¬†as ¬†its ¬†Federal ¬†Capital. ¬†The ¬†historica levolution of medical physics as a profession and the current state of affairs together with the daunting challenges ¬†staring the professionals ¬†are discussed in ¬†this ¬†paper. ¬†The role of ¬†theVienna-based ¬†International ¬†Atomic ¬†Energy ¬†Agency ¬†(IAEA) ¬†in ¬†the ¬†establishment ¬†of ¬†clinical training programmes and in tackling the obstacles militating against the recognition of the profession in the continent of Africa and elsewhere in the world is appreciated as […]

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55th National Congress of the South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology

The congress will be followed by a 3-day workshop (28th to 30th September 2017) organised in collaboration with the American Association of Physicists in Medicine International Science Exchange Programme (AAPM-ISEP). The workshop will be conducted by 6 international experts in the field of Radiation Therapy Physics and will focus on specialised techniques and advances in Radiation Therapy. The AAPM faculty will also present at the congress. These events are endorsed by the Federation of African Medical Physics Organisations (FAMPO), the International Organisation of Medical Physics (IOMP) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). Important Dates Abstract submission has […]

Federation of African Medical Physics Organisations (FAMPO) Notice of election and timetable

Members are hereby informed that the FAMPO Elections into the 4 (Four) Executive Committee (ExCom) positions: President Vice-President Secretary-General Treasurer will follow the guidelines below with the timelines as stated : 1. The election will be in an electronic way: by emails. 2. All the applications will be assessed by the Nominating Committee (NC) before circulating to all FAMPO members for elections. 3. The approved applications will be announced to the applicants. 4. 2 (Two) members from the NC will be appointed to receive the votes from members by emails. 5. The 2 members will forward the results to the […]