International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

IPPNW is a non-partisan federation of national medical groups in 64 countries, representing tens of thousands of doctors, medical students, other health workers, and concerned citizens who share the common goal of creating a more peaceful and secure world freed from the threat of nuclear annihilation. www.ippnw.org

Nuclear escalation: The Conflict over Ukraine

New front-line of nuclear escalation in Europe The relationship between the US and Russia is at all-time low since end of Cold War, and tensions continue to escalate. The US and Russia are no longer negotiating any arms control agreements.…

Turkish hospitals are being converted into war zones

IPPNW Vice-President Dr. Angelika Claussen reports from Turkey. With elections approaching, a 15-member delegation including politicians, journalists, doctors, human rights campaigners and trade-union officials from Germany, Austria and the Netherlands visited the cities Diyarbarkir, Cizre, Nusaybin, Silvan and Mardin in…

Reaching shared meaning for peace

Peace is a necessary condition for global realization of the right to health. Our paper, The Right to Life in Peace: An Essential Condition for Realizing the Right to Health published in June 2015 by the Health and Human Rights…

IPPNW Statement on the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

The agreement on Iran’s nuclear programs announced today by Iran and the United States is welcome news for a number of reasons. The terms of the deal, negotiated over a 20-month period by diplomats from Iran and six other States,…

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