Radio Signals and Health

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Radio Signals and Health
The effect of radio transmissions on health has been studied extensively, leading to international standards for network antennas and exposure limits for workers and the public. Despite the ever-growing body of scientific knowledge, many people continue to be concerned about electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and their impact on health. This course looks at the state of the science, standards for mobile technologies, regulatory compliance and public awareness and education.

Course objectives
-Understand public concerns and the accumulated knowledge about the health effects of EMFs
-Learn about internationally accepted safety requirements for radio transmissions
-Learn how to respond to public safety concerns and increase awareness of the science

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Course Duration
4 weeks
Next Scheduled
02 Apr 2018
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Course Leader
Vikram Raval
Senior Policy Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs, GSMA
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Vikram is a communications regulatory and policy specialist, with a focus on international telecoms regulatory matters. With over 15 years telecoms experience Vikram has worked on a range of communications sectors including fixed and mobile and business and consumer. At GSMA he has built on his international experience regionally - in particular, the Arab States - GCC, Africa - CRASA and Asia, and working across a range of ITU matters in ITU-T Study Groups including the WCIT 2012 and WTSA 2016. Recent experience includes International Mobile Roaming, Taxation and Internet of Things. Prior to this Vikram was Head of Regulation for Verizon Business, UK and Ireland where he covered business regulation, competition and EU export dual-use regulation. At Lebara Group, a consumer focussed MVNO, he was Head of Regulation for EU and Australia. Previously, Vikram was responsible for interconnection and regulatory matters at Eircom UK and worked across internet, telecoms and broadcast regulation at cable operator NTL (Virgin). He also managed a range of regulatory matters at Orange UK that related to mobile commerce which included mobile payments, advertising and gambling services. He also took the lead on telecoms data protection, security regulation and online child protection. Vikram has a combined degree, BA Hons Economics and Law, and post graduate studies in Law - LPC, from the College of Law London.

Course Moderator
Ronda
POLICY & REGULATION TRAINING DELIVERY DIRECTOR
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Ronda developed and directs the Capacity Building programme’s eLearning platform. She has more than 10 years of teaching and training delivery experience, both face-to-face and online. She has also worked with learners across five continents, at all education levels, and in government. She has regional expertise in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, and subject matter expertise in public policy, gender, and mobile learning. Ronda has a PhD in Information and Communication Technologies for Development from the University of London.