Who We Are
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.
We are currently in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Zambia, South Africa, Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo. Our affiliates vary from just a group of medical students mobilizing their own for a small project on health to our supporters who turn up for our events with the vision that the world will be free from the threat of nuclear weapons
Why we do what we do
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