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Exempt Decree No. 48 of the Undersecretariat of Public Health of the year 2022, which approves the Nuclear Medicine Technical Standard No. 223 for health facilities, is published.

21 Jul 2022


On July 19, 2022, Exempt Decree Nº48 of the year 2022, issued by the Undersecretariat of Public Health, was published in the Official Gazette, approving the Nuclear Medicine Technical Standard N°223, which provides the technical criteria to plan the operation of a Nuclear Medicine facility, and design these facilities according to space, equipment, and personnel who handle it.

The dictation of the Technical Standard is made in the context of the National Cancer Plan 2010-2028, and the need to regulate Nuclear Medicine establishments and to comply with the State’s function of guaranteeing the protection of health and its correct access.

The Decree together with the full text of the Technical Standard will be published on the website The deadline for compliance with the Technical Standard will be 12 months from the date of its full processing.


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