The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held a Technical Meeting on Development of Standards on Paediatric Radiation Oncology for Low-income countries at its United Nations headquarters in Vienna (Austria), from 18 to 21 June 2013.

The purpose of the meeting is to facilitate the dialoge and transfer of knowledge and skills between developed and developing countries in this area, as well as issuing recommendations on minimal requirements of quality for the practice of radiotherapy in children.

Anita Kienesberger, ICCCPO board member was invited to give a presentation about the “Expectations and needs from parents and patients concerning radiotherapy”. More information about the meeting you find at IAEA websitehttp://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/2013/savingyounglives.html