Intended for healthcare professionals


UN mission finds evidence of war crimes on both sides of Gaza conflict

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 17 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3837

War and Peace

War plagues us, and peace eludes us, because we overlook the connection between war and sickness. War and sickness are inseparable, just as peace and health are inseparable. In order to promote peace and health, we must first cure the universal sickness of dehydration, malnutrition, and addiction, all of which create frustration, anger, and violence, and ultimately lead to war.

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05 October 2009
Hugh Mann
Eagle Rock, MO 65641 USA