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International health and humanitarian organizations welcome the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Pressenza publishes below the full statement published today by six international health organizations regarding the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. On the eve of the historic Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons…

Major global health, humanitarian organizations convene to welcome Entry Into Force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

On the eve of the Entry Into Force of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), leaders of six top international health and humanitarian organizations will convene for the first time to address their roles in…

Physician leaders urge states to sign nuclear weapons treaty

Deep concern about nuclear armed states who have decided to modernise their nuclear weapons and retain them indefinitely, has been expressed by the World Medical Association. At their Council meeting in Riga, Latvia, delegates from the WMA called for the elimination of nuclear…

Ban treaty is a “significant forward step” toward elimination of nuclear weapons

The following joint statement has been released by International Physicias for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the World Medical Association, the International Council of Nurses, and the World Federation of Public Health Associations. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear…

Health federations appeal for prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons

The leading international federations representing the world’s physicians, public health professionals, and nurses have told a special UN working group that the medical and scientific evidence about the consequences of nuclear weapons requires urgent action to prohibit and eliminate them…