During the early 1960's, Miss K.C. Clark, a radiographer of great international esteem, established a working party to concentrate on the needs for education and training, thus inaugurating the work of the Education Committee.

Above: Miss K.C. Clark

At the World Congress in 1965, the Board of Management founded the "World Radiography Educational Trust Fund" to assist projects of educational value. The fund is managed by an independent Board of Trustees and the "E.R. Hutchinson Book Fund" was created by the WRET in 1981.

Above: Mr E.R, Hutchinson

Official recognition as a Non-Governmental Organization in Official Relations with the of The United Nations was granted in 1967 in acknowledgement of the Society's work and its co-operation with the World Health Organization. As a result of this, the ISRRT is rostered with the ECOSC (Economic and Social Council) of the United Nations for appropriate meetings.

To promote further exchange of information, Regional Conferences were have been held in each of the three years between World Congresses from 1992 to 2001. since 1962. Commencing in 2002 a World Congress will be held once every two years. The important role of the ISRRT in education led to the first International Teachers Seminar being held in 1966. These Seminars and Workshops Conferences are organised as required, particularly in developing countries. parts of the world with held in countries nominated by the Council, and take place in the years between the World Congresses.

The official language of the ISRRT is English.

 

Above: excerpt taken from the report document produced for the World Congress in Rio in 1977

Initial Secretariat of the ISRRT



Above Lisa Falk, Scandinavia Above K C Clark, Australasia

 

Above: D van Dijk, Holland Above: K C Denley, UK

 

Above: excerpt taken from the report document produced for the World Congress in Rio in 1977

 

Above: excerpt taken from the report document produced for the World Congress in Rio in 1977

 

Above: excerpt taken from the report document produced for the World Congress in Rio in 1977

 

Past Presidents of the ISRRT

Miss D van Dijk 1962 Miss L Falk 1965

Mr M V Allen 1969 Mr K C Denley 1973


Mr T J D West 1977 Mr K Vauthilingam 1981

Mr G Ryan 1985 Mr P Akpan 1989

Dr M Nakamura 1994 Mrs G van der Heide-Schoon 1998


Dr T Goh 2002 Mr R George 2006

 

Dr M Ward, President 2010

 

 


Above: ISRRT Memorabilia

 

 

Above: 4th World Congress, Tokyo, 1969

 

 

 

 

Above: ISRRT Board 1994

 

Above: A joint Congress was held with the College of Radiographers in Eastbourne, Uk , Wed 6th June - Friday 8th June.This was also the 25th bithday of the ISRRT

 

 

Above: ISRRT Board and CEO, 2008 - 2010

 

Above: ISRRT Board and CEO, 2010 - 2014

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