Nuclear weapons

MAPW President, Dr Margaret Beavis on Banning nuclear weapons : why does it matter and what can we do about it?

Writing in the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Victorian monthly vicdoc, MAPW President Dr Margaret Beavis, sets out why banning nuclear weapons is important and how a ban will be achieved. 

Banning nuclear weapons:

World Medical Association Calls for Nuclear Weapons to be Banned

 Sunday 19th October 2015 - for immediate release

Ban the Bomb : 70 years on, the nuclear threat looms as large as ever by Tilman Ruff

On this day 70 years ago, the world and the preconditions for its health and survival changed forever. A crude bomb containing 60 kilograms of highly enriched uranium exploded 580 metres above Hiroshima.

IPPNW Statement on the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

IPPNWi Statement on the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

French nuclear tests in the pacific - health effects - 2014

France conducted atmospheric and underground nuclear bomb tests at Mururoa atoll in the Pacific between 1960 and 1996. The official position is that these were particularly clean.

Speech by Dr Amanda Ruler for Le Fevre HIgh School, December 2014

Dr Amanda Ruler. RN , PhD. National Vice President , Medical Association for Prevention of War, Australia.

Speech by Dr Amanda Ruler for Le Fevre HIgh School 2014

Dr Amanda Ruler, RN, PhD MAPW National Vice President and SA Branch Coordinator spoke at Le Fevre High School in December 2014 to raise awareness of the need to pursue nuclear disarmament.


Austria pledges to work for a ban on nuclear weapons

Humanitarian initiative on nuclear weapons must initiate treaty process in 2015

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates calls for action to ban nuclear weapons

The 14th meeting of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates took place in Rome from December 12 to 14 2014. The initiative attracts Nobel Peace Prize laureates, high-profile leaders and organizations from around the globe. This year's edition is dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela and is entitled: “Peace.

Hiroshima Day Vigil

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/08/2014 - 13:00 - 14:00
Franklin Square, Hobart, Tasmania

 Join with Japanese students from Hiroshima and MAPW members to remember the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima 

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