Today: 19.Oct.2017

The first nuclear medicine facilities appeared in the mid-1970s and early 1980s in South America, primarily in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, the economic leaders of the Southern Cone. Today there are over 750 nuclear medicine specialists scattered through the region, including 300 in Argentina and 260 in Brazil.

Argentina announces the beginning of commercial operation of its third nuclear power plant, Atucha II and plans for a fourth and fifth nuclear power plant.