Ionizing radiation

WHO publications


  • Bennett B, Repacholi M, Carr Z (eds), Heath Effects of the Chernobyl Accident and Special Health Care Programmes - Report of the UN Chernobyl Forum Expert Group "Health", WHO, Geneva, 2006.

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  • Repacholi M, Souchkevitch G, Turai I eds: Proceedings of the 8th Coordination meeting of WHO Collaborating Centres in Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness and Assistance Network, REMPAN. 4-7 June 2000, NRPB, Chilton, UK. WHO/SDE/RAD/02.08, pp.145, WHO, Geneva, Nov 2002
  • Souchkevitch G, Turai I: Radiation Emergency Response – Internal Guide. WHO/SDE/RAD/02.06, pp.27, WHO, Geneva, Oct 2002
  • Souchkevitch G: The cost of patient care and the socio-economic process associated with radiation accidents. . “The Medical Basis for Radiation-Accident Preparedness”, eds. R.C. Ricks, M.E. Berger, and F.M. O'Hara, Pp.231-245, Parthenon Publishing Group, Washington DC, 2001
  • Parshin V.S, Souchkevitch G.N, Tronko N.D, Tsyb A.F Methodology for early diagnosis of cancer and other pathology of the thyroid in large scale examination of the population (screening). WHO/SDE/RAD/02.06 (Rus), Geneva, 2002.

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  • G.N. Souchkevitch and M.Repacholi (Eds.). Ivanov V, Tsyb A, Ivanov S, Souchkevitch G. Low doses of ionizing radiation health effects and assessment of radiation risks for emergency workers of the Chernobyl accident. WHO/SDE/OEH/01.4. WHO, Geneva 2001.

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Depleted Uranium: Sources, Exposure and Health Effects - Executive Summary
WHO, Geneva 2001 (WHO/SDE/PHE/01.1)
This summary is availlable for download in seven languages:

Depleted Uranium: Sources, Exposure and Health Effects - Full Report
WHO, Geneva 2001 (WHO/SDE/PHE/01.1)
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  • Turai I, Souchkevitch G: International organizations for medical assistance of radiological emergencies. in: Proc. of the IAEA-IPSN Training Course on “Medical Emergencies in Case of Radiological Accidents”, Section 10, pp. 1-2, IPSN, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, Dec. 1998.