On 8th of November 2019, on the occasion of the International Day of Radiology, a European communication campaign was launched in 19 countries under the heading of “Getting the right image for my patient”. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness on the appropriate use of medical radiological examinations.
This campaign is addressed to medical
doctors across Europe who request radiological examinations for their patients
in their daily practice. Radiological examinations have been proven to
be very effective for diagnosis and treatment in modern medicine, however,
they expose the patient to ionising radiation, causing a potential health
The individual national campaigns are adapted
to national needs, while building on the common basic material developed
by the HERCA. The Hungarian version of the publication has been completed
and is now available on the website of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
The common material as well as links to
national campaign pages can be found on the HERCA website (www.herca.org