A concert to honour the work of GBPSR and IPPNW co-founder Dr. Bernard Lown, who, together with Dr. Evgeny Chazov of the Soviet Union, accepted the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize on IPPNW’s behalf
Medact member and junior doctor Bimal Khadka reports on the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War’s first ever online international council.
Medact is part of an international network IPPNW and this meeting is an opportunity to find out about their plans for the year.
Sadly the IPPNW 23rd World Congress in Mombasa, Kenya has had to be postponed. New dates have not yet been set as we will be monitoring the worldwide health situation.
A lunch-time meeting with Chuck Johnson from the IPPNW to discuss the humanitarian and environmental threat posed by nuclear war, and what health professionals can do to demand change.
On the centenary of the end of the most devastating humanitarian catastrophe the world had hitherto ever seen, in which at least 20 million people were killed and over 21 million wounded, Medact’s Nuclear Weapons Group warn of the risk of a humanitarian catastrophe on an even greater scale.
Statement from the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War responding to the concerning recent announcement that the United States will be withdrawing from the Treaty on Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF).