About Us

IPPNW is a non-partisan federation of national medical groups in 62 countries, representing tens of thousands of doctors, medical students, other health workers, and concerned citizens who share the common goal of creating a more peaceful and secure world freed from the threat of nuclear annihilation.

Nobel Peace Prize winner

Awarded the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize for performing "a considerable service to mankind by spreading authoritative information and by creating an awareness of the catastrophic consequences of atomic warfare."

How you can help

Learn more about what we do, help us cultivate connections online and join us at public events. Take action by adding your voice, expertise, and research, or by volunteering locally. Support IPPNW's peace and health initiatives as a Partner in Peace, give a gift in honor of a new doctor in the family, or honor the memory of a loved one by supporting a world free of nuclear weapons.

Our affiliates

IPPNW affiliates are national medical organizations with a common commitment to the abolition of nuclear weapons and the prevention of war. Affiliates range in size from a handful of dedicated physicians and medical students to tens of thousands of activists and their supporters. As independent organizations within a global federation, IPPNW affiliates engage in a wide variety of activities related to war, health, social justice, and the environment.

Have any questions?

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