Conflicts by region

Poor sick Iraq: Peter Wigg - 2014

A discussion of what we shoulld now do for the sick country of Iraq, as if it was our patient.

Syria: MAPW letter to PM, June 2013

Australian veterans' health: Afghanistan - MAPW War and Health fact sheet 8

"Australian veterans' health: Afghanistan" is No 8 in the MAPW series of 2-page fact sheets, Australia: War and Health. The fact sheet discusses documented health effects of the war in Afghanistan on Australian military and on veterans, including deaths, injuries, long-term health effects, and psychological effects.

Australian veterans' health: Gulf War - MAPW War and Health fact sheet 6

"Australian veterans' health: Gulf War" is No 6 in the MAPW series of 2-page fact sheets, Australia: War and Health. The fact sheet discusses documented effects of the Gulf War (or first Iraq War) including chronic fatigue and high levels of psychological disorders including  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It also discusses the debate and evidence on Gulf War Syndrome. 

Australian veterans' health: Vietnam - MAPW War and Health fact sheet 5

"Australian veterans' health: Vietnam" is No 5 in the MAPW series of 2-page fact sheets, Australia: War and Health. It documents death and injuries suffered by Australian troops in Vietnam, the disproportionate casualties among conscripts; and the severe long-lasting health effects on veterans, their children, and future generations.

Australian veterans' health: Korea - MAPW War and Health fact sheet 4

"Australian veterans' health: Korea" is No 4 in the MAPW series of 2-page fact sheets, Australia: War and Health. Troops were wounded by gunfire, and suffered the effects of trench warfare in a severe climate. The fact sheet also documents longer term health effects for veterans, including a high level of cancers, and mental health effects; with reminiscences from gardener Peter Cundall.

Letter on North Korea by Dr Sue Wareham

The role of the US is highlighted in a letter on North Korea by MAPW Vice President Dr Sue Wareham published on Saturday 6 April in The Sydney Morning Herald.

IPPNW letter urges Korean and US leaders to prevent use of nuclear weapons:

A 5 April 2013 letter from IPPNWi Co-Presidents - including MAPW's Tilman Ruff - to the leaders of North and South Korea an

Iraq ten years on: How highly did the children rate

From the IPAN forum held in Melbourne19 march 2013 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, this is the presentation given by MAPW President Dr Jenny Grounds.

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