Every year World Radiography day is celebrated by radiographers and radiation therapists worldwide on 8thNovember to mark the discovery of X-ray by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895. World Radiography Day is an international initiative aim at raisingpublic awareness and interest on the roles ofradiographers and radiation therapists toour health care system.
Last year we had a Bowling Charity Event in conjunction with the World Radiography Day Celebration to raise funds for our cancer patients. This coming November, the Singapore Society of Radiographerswill be working with all the public healthcare institutionsto have an island wide promotion to createawareness among thecommunity about our roles as Radiographer and Radiation Therapists. Together with the healthcare institutions, we will be organizing a series of public forums, facility tour and road shows at the various hospitals. The focusthis year will bepromoting radiography as the career choice and educating the public on radiation safety.
Do come down and join us at the various hospitals events from 8th to 30th November 2013 and visit the event website at wrd2013.ssr.org.sg for more details
Lastly, on behalf the executive council, I will like to wish all of you a Happy World Radiography Day.