Reducing the risks of nuclear war – The role of health professionals

Abbasi Kamran, Parveen Ali, Virginia Barbour, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Marcel G.M Olde Rikkert, Richard Horton, Robert Mash, Carlos Monteiro, Elena N. Naumova, Eric J Rubin, Peush Sahni, James Tumwine, Paul Yonga, Chris Zielinski, Arun Mitra, Tilman Ruff, Andy Haines, Ira Helfand
African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine | Vol 15, No 1 | a4249 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v15i1.4249 | © 2023 Abbasi Kamran,Parveen Ali,Virginia Barbour,Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo,Marcel Olde Rikkert,Richard Horton,Robert Mash,Carlos Monteiro,Elena Naumova,Eric Rubin,Peush Sahni,James Tumwine,Paul Yonga,Chris Zielinski,Arun Mitra,Tilman Ruff, Ira Helfand | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 25 July 2023 | Published: 27 September 2023

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Abbasi Kamran, British Medical Journal, London, United Kingdom
Parveen Ali, Health Sciences School, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom; and Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals, Lead, United Kingdom; and Sheffield University Interpersonal Violence Research Group, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Virginia Barbour, Medical Journal of Australia, Brisbane, Australia
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, University of California, San Francisco, United States
Marcel G.M Olde Rikkert, Dutch Journal of Medicine, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; and Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Richard Horton, The Lancet, London, United Kingdom
Robert Mash, Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa; and African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Carlos Monteiro, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Elena N. Naumova, Tufts University, Boston, United States
Eric J Rubin, New England Journal of Medicine, Cambridge, United States
Peush Sahni, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
James Tumwine, School of Medicine, Kabale University, Kampala, Uganda
Paul Yonga, CA Medlynks Medical Centre and Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya; and East African Medical Journal, Nirobi, Kenya
Chris Zielinski, University of Winchester, Winchester, United Kingdom; and World Association of Medical Editors, Winchester, United Kingdom
Arun Mitra, Indian Doctors for Peace and Development, Ludhiana, India
Tilman Ruff, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Andy Haines, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Ira Helfand, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Springfield, United States


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nuclear war; nuclear weapons; health effects; health risks; health professionals.


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