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Our Mission: WPSR engages the community to create a healthy, peaceful and sustainable world.
Strategic Plan, 2015
WPSR is engaged in the following three program areas.
1. NUCLEAR ISSUES
Goal 1: Stop rebuild of Trident submarines
Goal 2: Build widespread awareness of nuclear weapons issues
Goal 1: Raise public awareness and understanding of lessons learned from Hanford, as a means to prevent future contamination of environment by nuclear waste
Goal 2: Create culture for publicly discussing and contributing to Hanford cleanup efforts
Goal 3: Be the primary “health voice” for Hanford clean-up efforts, ensuring that health and scientific facts are closely considered in the clean-up
C. Middle East Initiatives
Goal 1: Support peace initiatives in the Middle East, an area of nuclear risk
Goal 2: Continue sponsoring medical teams to Gaza, simultaneously providing service to vulnerable populations and promoting the larger goal of peace
Goal 3: Educate WPSR members and others in WA about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza
2. CLIMATE CHANGE
Goal 1: Establish WPSR as the leading healthcare organization in WA on the health impacts of climate change
Goal 2: Educate and enlist physicians and other healthcare leaders and institutions to speak out on the health impacts of climate change
Goal 3: Gain public recognition for climate change as both a personal and public health issue
Goal 4: Provide medical voice for supporting low-carbon energy sources
3. INCOME INEQUALITY AND LIVABLE WAGES
Goal 1: Educate health professionals about the relationship between income inequality and health outcomes
Goal 2: Engage broader community involvement and learning about the equity-health relationship
Goal 3: Reduce the growing income gap
Goal 4: Reduce the negative health consequences of income disparity