Tilman Ruff AO is Co-President of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (Nobel Peace Prize 1985); and co-founder and founding international and Australian Chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, the first to an entity born in Australia. A/Prof in the Nossal Institute for Global Health, Tilman was inaugural head of travel medicine at Fairfield Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital, vaccines medical director for GSK for Australia/NZ/Oceania, international medical advisor for Australian Red Cross, and inaugural member of the WHO Western Pacific Region Hepatitis B Immunisation Expert Resource Panel.
President Trump’s failure to delegate authority during his illness is a danger to the world…. Continue reading »
The danger of nuclear war is growing. A new arms race is ramping up, and hard-won treaties reigning in nuclear weapons are being torn up – the Iran nuclear deal, the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, now the Open Skies Treaty and a US threat to resume nuclear test explosions, writes Tilman Ruff…. Continue reading »