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 ====== Background ====== ====== Background ======
  
-UNSCEAR systematically collects information obtained through population-based surveys on the use of radiation in medicine and the associated exposure. National Regularity Authorities and more recently Ministries of Health, due to the cooperation with the [[http://​www.who.int|World Health Organization]],​ are allowed to submit data officially to the UNSCEAR secretariat.+UNSCEAR systematically collects information obtained through population-based surveys on the use of radiation in medicine and at workplaces. National Regularity Authorities and more recently Ministries of Health, due to the cooperation with the [[http://​www.who.int|World Health Organization]],​ are allowed to submit data officially to the UNSCEAR secretariat.
  
 These surveys are used to identify trends in radiation exposure and thus serve as an early warning sign of potential safety issues that might require special attention. They can also be used to identify gaps in treatment capabilities and possible unwarranted dose variations for the same radiological procedure. ​ These surveys are used to identify trends in radiation exposure and thus serve as an early warning sign of potential safety issues that might require special attention. They can also be used to identify gaps in treatment capabilities and possible unwarranted dose variations for the same radiological procedure. ​
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 UNSCEAR produces detailed reports for the United Nations General Assembly which are highly regarded as authoritative reviews examining radiation exposure from natural sources and artificial sources. UNSCEAR produces detailed reports for the United Nations General Assembly which are highly regarded as authoritative reviews examining radiation exposure from natural sources and artificial sources.
  
-All UNSCEAR publications are available free online and all contributors will be acknowledged.+All UNSCEAR publications are available free online and all contributors will be acknowledged ​in the relevant reports to the General Assembly.
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