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Members should belong to the African Member States of the IAEA.

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Main Objectives of AFAN

In accordance with these Terms and Conditions, the members of the network shall co‑operate together and with the IAEA in the operation of AFAN.

  1. To share and exchange information, experience and expertise for promoting the implementation of the ALARA principle for the management of occupational exposure in all situations, in the participating countries.
  2. To enhance and develop skill and competence in occupational radiation protection for the different stakeholders concerned, in particular through the proposals for appropriate training programmes.
  3. To contribute to the harmonisation of radiation protection policies and practices, particularly concerning ALARA, both at regulatory and operational levels across the region.To identify and investigate topical issues of common interest within the countries to further improve the implementation of ALARA

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