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‘Denuclearization’—Why stop at North Korea?

Responding to citizens everywhere who yearn for peace, political leaders in South Korea, North Korea, China and the United States staged a flurry of diplomatic activity this year to avert a Korean crisis. But we are not yet out of the woods. PSR’s health professionals advocated for peace in Korea and will continue to promote …

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Ojai, California’s Nuclear-Free Resolution: A Call to Action

On April 10, 2018, the city of Ojai, California adopted a resolution declaring the city the first nuclear-free zone in decades. Against the backdrop of events over the past year, and recognizing the catastrophic human consequences of any use of nuclear weapons plus the exorbitant costs of nuclear weapons production and maintenance, the City Council adopted the resolution unanimously.


Global health leaders rally behind the Ban Treaty

The International Committee of the Red Cross and the World Medical Association have issued important and very timely calls for states to join and implement the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.


Chain Reactions

The history of PSR and IPPNW disarmament activism from 1961 to the present, from Harvard Medicine magazine.


Diplomacy is the public health solution for Korea

After a harrowing downward spiral in which President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un carelessly exchanged threats and engaged in provocative military actions, we are seeing a ray of hope. PSR chapters and members have advocated for direct negotiations between the United States and North Korea as the only viable solution to the nuclear-armed …

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