I wouldn t normally think of an the International Atomic Energy Agency meeting as being of interest to medical meeting providers, but in this case, I think it s relevant.
"There is a risk that if more airlines do deny, particularly where few airlines serve key regions, then this does raise a serious issue. It potentially means that medical clinics and hospitals in specific areas are at risk from being denied essential medical supplies," [Michael Wangler, head of the Safety of Transport of Radioactive Materials Unit of the IAEA] said.
While of course the largest risk is to direct patient care, this also could impact training sessions that include these materials.
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