10% OF X-RAY MACHINES IN ARMENIA POSE RISK FOR DOCTORS AND PATIENTS

PanARMENIAN.Net
July 29, 2010 - 16:14 AMT 11:14 GMT

There are about 200 X-ray machines operating in Armenia. All of
them are radiation sources, with some machines posing risk both for
radiologist doctors and patients, the head of State Committee for
Nuclear Security, Ashot Martirosyan stated.

As he noted at July 29 news conference, 10% of X-ray machines in
Armenia are outdated and in need of replacement. "A list of medical
centers using outdated equipment was complied, with X-ray units soon
to be replaced," Ashot Martisoryan pointed out.




From: A. Papazian