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Today - the day of "Doctors of the World - for Peace"

August 6 2007

This is an international day, which was proposed by Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear Threat. " It is celebrated on the anniversary day of the bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.

This day, in a sense is symbolic and serves as a reminder of this human tragedy, the role of physicians in the struggle for peace and preventing war in general. The organization notes that day, their daily work.

This organization emerged in 1980 in France as a result of spin-out from other well-known international organization Doctors Without Borders. Since then, large branch of Doctors of the World "appeared in a dozen countries including the U.S., Sweden and the Netherlands. Reports

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