BAN Tour 2010
1 Med. Student Rider
Medical students and young doctors from all over the world refuse to accept the irrational nuclear status guo and this grave threat to global health and human survival. We, the young generation of doctors, decision makers and inhabitants of this planet have to take a close look at the nuclear inheritance we are about to receive. In medicine, when there is no cure or treatment...
My Cup of Tea
One public event
Your gift will make it possible for medical student activists and other health workers to conduct a Nuclear Weapons Free - My Cup of Tea events and Target X public demonstration in their local communities about the dangers of holding onto nuclear weapons as a means of deterrence and encourage dialogue about the complete abolition of nuclear arms. Led by medical student activists in white...
We are the only international medical organization dedicated to preventing nuclear war and abolishing nuclear weapons. Your gift will assist IPPNW in preserving and promoting peace through the IPPNW affiliates in over sixty countries that work together to strengthen effective diplomacy, peaceful conflict resolution, and conduct trainings in the international community.
Help student activists
Support a student to join in the discussions and educational public health workshops at the next World Congress in Basel, Switzerland. Your gift will help to cover some of the costs associated with sending medical student activists to participate at the next Congress, side-by-side with physicians, medical students from over sixty countries.
One Bullet Story
firearm deaths and injuries strike hardest in the countries of the Global South, placing an intolerable burden on people in Africa, Latin America, and parts of Asia who already suffer disproportionately from poverty, disease, and the inequities of economic development. Small arms and light weapons flow into countries caught up in armed conflicts then remain long after hostilities have ended to exacerbate crime and interpersonal...
No Nuclear Famine
Your gift will help IPPNW bring this under-reported and under-appreciated story about the dangers of nuclear war to politicians, diplomats, military leaders, the media, and the public around the world. We have already made a start. We have produced a briefing kit on CD-ROM, including fact sheets, scientific papers, and a Powerpoint presentation that can be used by doctors, medical students, and grassroots activists to...
Educate uranium miners
By bringing the plight of these indigenous victims of the nuclear age to the media, policy makers, and the public, IPPNW is driving home the fact that nuclear weapons can destroy lives even without detonation. Your gift will help IPPNW educate uranium miners, their families, and the concerned public about the health effects of exposure to radiation and other toxic substances. IPPNW doctors working with...
Your gift will help IPPNW do what it has done best for almost 30 years—bring physicians from adversarial countries together with each other and with nuclear decision makers to confront the nuclear threat rather than each other. Today, IPPNW’s approach to physician diplomacy and dialogue is building bridges between doctors and medical students in India and Pakistan, and has helped physicians in the US and...