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Mauritius: The radiology technicians victims of cancer point the finger at the dangerousness of dark rooms of hospitals on the island




Mauritius: The radiology technicians victims of cancer point the finger at the dangerousness of dark rooms of hospitals on the island
Several operators and radiology technicians working in darkrooms specialized services of Mauritian hospitals Rose-Belle, Flacq and Souillac are victims of cancer.
 
About ten employees thus contracted lung cancer, brain, breast, colon and prostate.
 
An operator died, two weeks ago, as a result of the disease and one of its colleges suffered the same fate in the past.
Some employees who have been hit hard by cancer is currently in remission after undergoing long-term treatment.
 
The hundreds of employees working in the radiology department today denounce their working conditions exposing them to the risk of cancer.
 
Operators, technicians, thus point the finger at the absence of extractors in darkrooms radiology services in hospitals of the island, as shown in the newspaper The Daily Challenge.



Fabrice François


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