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

Course Duration
4 weeks
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Course Leader
Jack Rowley
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Jack runs the Health Programme within the GSMA’s Public Policy department. He has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and is the author of over 100 publications on mobile communications safety. He holds an Electronics Engineering degree with first class honours from the University of Limerick (Ireland) and a PhD from the RMIT University (Australia). Jack is also a member of the Bioelectromagnetics Society and a senior member of the IEEE.

Course Moderator
Andrea Guajardo
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Andrea is Senior Partnerships and Digital Training Manager for the Capacity Building programme. Based in Santiago, Chile, she manages the CE-Digital programme, a capacity building partnership with CAF and ECLAC in Latin America. Andrea holds a Master's degree in Linguistics and a Bachelor's degree in English Education from the Universidad de Santiago.