On the 8th of August, 2016 the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), ROSATOM and FMBA of Russia have signed the Agreement on Extrabudgetary Contribution for Implementation of the Program of Action for Cancer Therapy.

This is one of most demanded non-energy programs of the IAEA technical cooperation. It has been implemented since 2004 and aims at enhancing the potential of the IAEA Member States for countering cancer. The program provides for fundraising and implementation of corresponding projects in Member States.

The agreement was signed by Head of FMBA of Russia Vladimir Uiba, Deputy Director General and Director of International Relations of ROSATOM Nikolai Spasskiy, and Deputy Director General and Head of the Department for Technical Cooperation of the IAEA Dazhu Yang.

The document foresees conduct of related training courses for experts from Russia and European countries under the IAEA aegis in 2016-2019 in the Russian Federation. Besides, a quality assurance audit for compliance with the IAEA requirements for radiation oncology will be carried out in FSBE SRC A. I. Burnazyan Federal Medical Biological Center.