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In his historic visit to Hiroshima, President Obama restated his desire for a world free of nuclear weapons. Please write a letter advocating concrete actions to achieve this.
The nuclear weapons danger is real and growing--nuclear terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and the thousands of weapons still on hair-trigger alert in the United States and Russia put the planet at risk. Student PSR seeks to minimize this danger through global disarmament and steps toward zero nuclear weapons.
Please take a look at our project ideas page for inspiration.
IPPNW Co-President Dr. Tilman Ruff's presentation to the UN Open Ended Working Group on Disarmament, Geneva.
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 as "the only course of action commensurate with the existential danger they pose."
A letter to the editor from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.Source: New York Times
Steps to Zero - Grand Rounds (for Health Professional Audiences)
This PowerPoint presentation focuses on the current dangers presented by nuclear weapons--and the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons and steps our nation can take to make that vision a reality. Read more »
This report, co-released by PSR and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, provides detailed and sobering updates of these two sentinel events. Read more »
Comments from PSR and partner organizations on proposed rules on decommissioning of nuclear facilities. Read more »
Dr. Yuri Hiranuma provides a concise review of the TUE findings and the surprising high numbers of thyroid cancers in the initial baseline screening. The follow up study has already found 15 news cases in children who were cancer free two years prior. Read more »
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Ask President Obama to announce concrete actions for disarmament.
Ask President Obama to restore vital military-to-military communication channels with Russia. These channels were established during the Cold War to avoid an accidental nuclear war. We need them now more than ever!
PSR tabling materials for outreach at students and informational fairs Read more »
Dr. Helfand spoke in September, 2010 to an audience of University students and professors on the medical consequences of nuclear weapons and the urgent need for the United States of America to reduce the risk posed by these weapons of mass destruction. Read more »