Vic

Piano recital: Dr Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Sun, 25/05/2008 - 15:00 - 17:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Dr Robert Schmidli returns to present another piano recital for the Medical Association for the Prevention of War.

MAPW Victorian Committee

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/04/2008 - 18:30 - 19:45
Location: 
161 Barry St, Carlton

Regular planning meeting for Victorian branch activities and campaigns. All members welcome: 8344 1637.

Dialogue: the solution to conflict - Lebanon

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/03/2008 - 15:00 - 16:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Lebanon again finds itself the proxy battleground for regional conflicts and disagreement. Can dialogue and inter-religious harmony offer an alternative to military conflict?

Public forum organised by United Australian Lebanese Movement, with Pax Christi.  

Speakers:

Dr Peter Karamoskos

Position within MAPW: 
Treasurer
Contact: 

peter [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or via Executive Officer: (03) 9023 1958 or 0431 475 465

Professional Qualifications: 
MBBS; FRANZCR
Current field of medicine: 

Nuclear radiologist

Special areas of interest: 
Health effects of radiation, including low level radiation; proliferation dangers of highly enriched uranium in nuclear medicine
Background: 

MAPW Treasurer Dr Peter Karamoskos has worked in clinical practice for 23 years, and as a nuclear radiologist for 13 years. He represents the Australian public on the Radiation Health Committee of Australia's nuclear safety agency ARPANSAi. Dr Karamoskos has written widely on the health risks of ionising radiation and of the nuclear industry. He is available for expert comment on issues including nuclear power, radiation and safety in the nuclear industry.
 

Our World in Crisis? 10-week course

MAPW Victoria is proud to once again support this excellent 10-week course which studies our increasingly complex and globalising world, and Australia's place in it.

Associate Professor Tilman Ruff

Position within MAPW: 
Co-President, IPPNW
Contact: 

tilman [dot] a [dot] ruff [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au 
or via MAPW Executive Officer: (03) 9023 1958 or 0431 475 465

Professional Qualifications: 
MB, BS (Hons); FRACP
Current field of medicine: 

Tilman Ruff is an infectious diseases and public health physician; Associate Professor in the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne; medical advisor for the International Department of Australian Red Cross; and technical advisor on immunisation in Pacific island countries for UNICEFi and AusAID.

Special areas of interest: 
Nuclear weapons, biological weapons, nuclear power and the links between civil and military nuclear industries. Iraq.
Background: 

Associate Professor Tilman Ruff is Co-President of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNWi, Nobel Peace prize 1985);  a member of the National Council, and former President,  of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia); Australian Management Committee member and IPPNWi Working Group Chair, for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICANi).

 

Palm Sunday Rally

Event Date: 
Sun, 16/03/2008 - 14:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Meet at State Library.
Supported by ICANi and MAPW.

Victoria

The Victorian branch is numerically the largest in Australia. Victoria is host to the National Office of MAPW, and members have played an active role in national affairs.

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