Reducing the Risks of Nuclear War—the Role of Health Professionals


  • Kamran Abbasi Editor-in-Chief, British Medical Journal
  • Parveen Ali Editor-in-Chief, International Nursing Review
  • Virginia Barbour Editor-in-Chief, Medical Journal of Australia
  • Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo Editor-in-Chief, JAMA
  • Marcel GM Olde Rikkert Editor-in-Chief, Dutch Journal of Medicine
  • Peng Gong Editor-in-Chief, Chinese Science Bulletin
  • Andy Haines London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Ira Helfand Past President, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
  • Richard Horton Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet
  • Robert Mash Editor-in-Chief, African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine
  • Arun Mitra Past President, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
  • Carlos Monteiro Editor-in-Chief, Revista de Saúde Pública
  • Elena N. Naumova Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Public Health Policy
  • Eric J. Rubin Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine
  • Tilman Ruff Past President, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
  • Peush Sahni Editor-in-Chief, National Medical Journal of India
  • James Tumwine Editor-in-Chief, African Health Sciences
  • Paul Yonga Editor-in-Chief, East African Medical Journal
  • Chris Zielinski University of Winchester, Vice-President, World Association of Medical Editors(WAME)



Nuclear war, Risk, War, Global issues, Global health, Healthcare professional, Conflict, Nuclear bomb, Advocacy, World issues, Planetary health


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How to Cite

Abbasi, K., Ali, P., Barbour, V., Bibbins-Domingo, K., Olde Rikkert, M. G., Gong, P., Haines, A., Helfand, I., Horton, R., Mash, R., Mitra, A., Monteiro, C., Naumova, E. N., Rubin, E. J., Ruff, T., Sahni, P., Tumwine, J., Yonga, P., & Zielinski, C. (2023). Reducing the Risks of Nuclear War—the Role of Health Professionals. International Journal of Medical Students, 11(3), 171–173.





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