South Africa Ratifies UN Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

On 25th February, 2019, South Africa became a disarmament champion after ratification of the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons(TPNW) in United Nations headquarters, New York. South Africa's ratification is particularly unique because it was once a...

Women’s Forum on Nuclear and Disarmament in Ghana, February 2019.

The IPPNW African student representative , Everlyne Achieng, during a Women's forum on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament in Ghana in February, 2019. The following developments were made following the forum. 1. Train more women professionals on Nuclear...

Statement on the Loss of Koffi Annan

19th August 2018 On the loss of the global statesman: Koffi Annan   Association of Physicians and Medical Workers for Social Responsibility (APMS-IPPNW Kenya) joins Kenyans and the world in mourning the fall of a great hero-...

IPPNW Africa Statement on TPNW to African Governments

  We, the undersigned African affiliate members of 1985 Nobel Peace Laureate International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), the IPPNW Africa Representatives for the 2017 Nobel Peace Laureate International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons...

Nobel Peace Prize 2017 to ICAN

The Nobel Peace Prize 2017 this year goes to IPPNW’s 10 year International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).  This is tremendous news for nuclear disarmament and a hope for a nuclear free generation.  This year's award is in recognition of ICAN's...

Why we do what we do

IPPNW Africa is a federation of groups of medical professionals, students, and people who share the common goal of achieving peace through advocacy and projects. It is part of a larger federation IPPNW that is well known for winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 for its role in achieving peace during the cold war.IPPNW African 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 African affiliates engage in a wide variety of activities related to war, health, social justice, and the environment.


Over 300 African medical students and young doctors educated on medical peace work

19 African states signed and 2 ratified the TPNW as of May 2019

26 African states parties to the Arms Trade Treaty as of May 2019

IPPNW XXIII World Congress in Africa

The 23rd IPPNW World Congress will be held in Mombasa, Kenya.
Main theme: Disarmament, Development and Health
Student conference: Monday 25th May 2020
Main congress dates: Tuesday 26th to Thursday 28th May 2020
Board and International council meeting: Monday 25th May and Friday 29th May 2020
Venue: PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort

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