Doctors in India and Pakistan campaign against nuclear war

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 15 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1412
  1. Shamim -ur-Rahman,
  2. Ganapati Mudur
  1. Karachi
  2. New Delhi

    Doctors in India and Pakistan are campaigning against the threat of nuclear war between the two countries.

    The campaigns have been spearheaded by the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) and its affiliates, and the group has sent a letter to the Indian prime minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and the Pakistani president, Pervez Musharraf.

    The letter warns that the countries' nuclear arsenals are “capable of destroying …

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