«The World Health Organisation (WHO) is failing in its duty to protect those populations who are victims of radioactive contamination.»

Archive for June, 2014

30 - June - 2014
The Vigil for June 2014 – Geneva and Paris

Since April 26, 2007, the Hippocratic Vigil has been held outside the WHO headquarters in Geneva, which now makes a total of 375 weeks without interruption. The vigil consists of a silent presence that aims to remind the World Health Organization of its obligations as set out in its constitution. We have added the name of Hippocrates to our description because of the ethical rules he instituted for health practitioners. As far as the protection of the health of people affected by the consequences of the nuclear industry is concerned, the World Health Organization ignores these rules. The Vigil takes  [ Read More ]

21 - June - 2014
The Lancet

An article on”IndependentWHO – Health and Nuclear Power”, in The Lancet, internationally renowned medical journal. ♦ It began on April 26, 2007, the 21st anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. Five days a week for the past 7 years, from 8am until 6pm, a person stands silently outside WHO

10 - June - 2014

On June 6th, 2014, physicians from 19 affiliates of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) published a critical analysis of the report on the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant accident that was published by the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR). ♦ On April 2nd, 2014, the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) published its complete report “Levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great east-Japan earthquake and tsunami”. The report draws mainly on data from the nuclear industry’s publications  [ Read More ]