Chernobyl: A Decade : Proceedings of the Fifth Chernobyl Sasakawa Medical Cooperation Symposium, Kiev, Ukraine, 14-15 October 1996

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Shunʼichi Yamashita, Yoshisada Shibata
Elsevier, Jan 1, 1997 - Medical - 613 pages
Hardbound. The Chernobyl Sasakawa Health and Medical Cooperation Project completed its 5-year health screening project at the end of April 1996, and a total of about 160,000 children were examined in the project at the five diagnostic centers located around Chernobyl in Belarus, Russian Federation, and Ukraine.The results of the health screening have been separately published every year since 1992 by the respective centers on the basis of their presentation at the Chernobyl Sasakawa Medical Cooperation Symposium. However, this volume presents the results of the 5-year health screening at all five centers from the viewpoints of dosimetry, thyroid diseases, and hematological abnormalities.Although originally started in May 1991 as a humanitarian aid project in response to the request of the government of the former Soviet Union, the project became a collaborative work shared by Belarus, the Russian Federation, Ukraine and Japan. The health screening

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Health status in the Ukraine after the accident
Summary of the 10year observation of thyroid disorders among Ukrainian

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Shinji Yamashita" is a Professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), The University of Tokyo, Japan.

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