SDM Nuklir

Collaborating Centre – A recognition from IAEA

BATAN was appointed by the IAEA as an IAEA Collaborating Centre

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Tomo Graphy

Safety and Security

Working with radioactive material requires a high safety and security culture. BATAN has implemented the nuclear safety and security culture accordance with national and international regulations.

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Reaktor Triga

With the application of nuclear technology, a number of medical instruments and health products have been developed to handle various diseases.
"BATAN possesses a number of prominent health research equipment for investigation of various diseases."
The application of Nuclear techniques in the lives of human beings has many varieties. One of them is in the field of health and drugs of BATAN with R&D&E institutions which have much conducted research and development in the application of nuclear techniques for health in Indonesia.

Therapy of the breast and prostate cancer uses low dose rate radiation sources. The I-125 Seed as a radiation source is implanted into the cancer tissue. The radiation source is small in size, the length is only 10 millimeters with a diameter of 1 millimeter. The handling of cancer with I-125 seed does not need to stay overnight and very small impact toward the surrounding body cells.
In the year 2011, BATAN has succeeded in developing the production technology and control of quality of the I-125 seed. Then in the year 2012, activities in diffusion technology of I-125 seed has the purpose to spread this technology to user partners, regulatory agency and the industrial partners. The industrial partners have been involved in certification activities which is connected to the quality side as well as registration which is connected to the legality side. Certification of products internally is applied to the Center for Standardization of Nuclear Quality Assurance BATAN, whereas the registration is applied to the Ministry of Health for obtaining circulation licenses.