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Levy is former executive director of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. They co-edited War and Public Health (Oxford University Press and the American Public Health Association) and Terrorism and Public Health (Oxford University Press).
The International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War used a computer model known as COSYMA to simulate an explosion in London of 35 kilograms of plutonium wrapped in conventional explosives.
According to International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, their destructive power equals more than 300,000 Hiroshima bombs.
This article is based on his remarks at a seminar organised by Abolition New Zealand and the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War in Wellington on 12 June 2000.
Dr David Levenson of the lobby group International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War revealed the destruction of Iraq's water system while visiting the region immediately after the conflict.
Physicians for Social Responsibility and the US office of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (winner of the 1998 Noble Peace Prize) are encouraging other congress-members to co--sponsor Norton's bill.
Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy assured the House of Commons afterwards that this statement "issued clear instructions that there would be a review of the nuclear policy for NATO." (Hansard 1999) However, NATO officials denied in a recent meeting with the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War that NATO's nuclear weapons policies would form part of the promised review of arms control and related measures.
1985 The International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Inc, a Russian and an American doctor who campaigned against the use of nuclear weapons.
He is also co-founder of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. In 1985 he and a Russian counterpart, Yevgeni Chazov, accepted the Nobel Peace Prize for their work.
The only international organizations he belongs to are Amnesty International and the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
Bernard Lown, co-president of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, "the likelihood that nuclear weapons will one day be used again--either in anger or by accident--is growing exponentially.
And though the physicians' organization they founded, the Boston-based International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, has not nearly completed its operation, its efforts thus far have been rewarded with the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize, announced last week in Oslo, Norway.
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