Securing our survival: (summary). MAPW and ICAN - 2007

This is a 4-page overview of Securing our survival: the case for a nuclear weapons convention (2007), which  sets out and explains an updated Model Convention aiming eliminate nuclear weapons.

Ms Lynne Saville

Position within MAPW: 
Co Coordinator, New South Wales Branch
Contact: 

lynn [dot] saville [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or via MAPW Executive Officer (03) 9023 1958 or 0431 475 465

 

 

Professional Qualifications: 
RN; OHN; MAppSc (Env. Health)
Current field of medicine: 

Lynn currently teaches part time in undergraduate nursing programs in at two NSW universities, UTS and ACU.

Special areas of interest: 
Abolition of nuclear weapons; sustainability and health.
Background: 

Lynne Saville has a background in nursing, community and occupational health, and education. Lynne was an active member of Northside Peace group during the 1980s, involved in regular community stalls, disarmament campaigns. She has been a member of MAPW for over 10 years. Lynne worked with the Hawkesbury Food Program, working towards multi strategic approaches to health, food security, sustainable agriculture, and in health promotion for over eight years. As a Willoughby City Councillor (1999- 2004) Lynne helped develop council's nuclear free policy.

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).

 

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