NWC is a group of academics, researchers and media professionals that enquire effects of the new kinds of war technologies

Changes in newborn congenital diseases in Gaza under attacks

Summary of findings from Surgery, Maternity and Pediatric Hospitals

Rebuilding Gaza and the need to assess the toxic remnants of war

The people of Gaza are facing the colossal task of rebuilding homes, roads and schools following the hostilities between Hamas and the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) last summer. Disagreements over border access and the importation of construction equipment and materials have delayed the removal of rubble and rebuilding. As a result, environmental risks to civilian health linger in Gaza despite calls for greater urgency and co-operation between The Palestinian Authority, Israel and the United Nations.

 

The Lancet: Leading doctors and scientists denounce Gaza violence

More than 20 leading doctors and scientists* from the UK and Italy denounce ongoing Israeli military aggression in Gaza in a letter to The Lancet, published today.  

“On the basis of our ethics and practice, we are denouncing what we witness in the aggression of Gaza by Israel,” write the authors. “We ask our colleagues, old and young professionals, to denounce this Israeli aggression.”

Call for aid in Gaza - Reserved to professionals - in Italian

Appello per aiuto di primo soccorso medico a Gaza

Rivolto a professionisti di chirurgie, di anestesia, rianimazione e di primo soccorso

Norwegian Physician Treating Wounded Civilians: "Stop the Bombing"

Testimony from Dr. Gilbert, Norwegian Physician Treating Wounded Civilians: "Stop the Bombing, End Israeli Impunity in Gaza". Interview at Democracy Now.

 

The Gaza Health Sector as of June 2014

Brief report to UNRWA By Dr. Mads Gilbert MD PhD, professor, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway.

 

ABSTRACT

First hand report from Gaza (Italian) - Il dramma di Gaza: vi racconto come si vive sotto le bombe

Paola Manduca interviewed by Genoa tv channel Primo Canale.

Intervista all'emittente genovese Primo Canale di Paola Manduca..

 

http://www.primocanale.it/video/il-dramma-di-gaza-vi-racconto-come-si-vive-sotto-le-bombe-62117.html

Specific Association of Teratogen and Toxicant Metals in Hair of Newborns with Congenital Birth Defects in Gaza

Study published on International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

NWRG Association New Weapons Research Group

Seven years after the start of the studies on contemporary weapons and their effects on the victims , NWRG becomes an association of voluntary work.

The work by Newweapons is published, in scientific journals and at www.newweapons.org, where you will find the results of the research, and report on the participation in conferences, tribunals and international debates .

Proofs of correlation to exposure to weapons used in attacks on Gaza with long term damages on reproductive health

Presented by Paola Manduca Professor of Genetics, DISTAV University of Genoa, Italy Results published in scientific Journals with referees 2009-2014 Contemporary weapons, contamination by toxic metals / teratogenic / carcinogenic and some of their long-term effects on the reproductive health of the population.

Proofs of correlation to exposure to weapons used in attacks on Gaza with long term damages on reproductive health.

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Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal: "Israel guilty of genocide"

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 November 2013 – The Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal (KLWCT) after listening to the testimonies of 11 prosecution witnesses and voluminous documentary evidence and extensive submissions by the prosecution and amicus curiae delivered its judgement on the two charges against the State of Israel and retired Army general Amos Yaron.

Prevalence of birth defects in the Gaza Strip from 1997 to 2010: a pedigree analysis

Study by Awny Naim, Roberto Minutolo, Simona Signoriello, Paula Manduca

Published on http://www.thelancet.com/health-in-the-occupiedpalestinian-territory-2013

 

Determined to ignore reality? Questions that the Iraqi Ministry of Health-WHO report didn't ask


By Paola Manduca, Professor of Genetics at the University of Genoa, Italy

 

Iraq: Politics and Science in Post-Conflict Health Research

By Neel Mani, Director of the World Health Organisation's Iraq programme between 2001-2003

 

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US army agreement on Field Deployable Hydrolysis System

The Field Deployable Hydrolysis System (FDHS) is a transportable, high throughput neutralization system designed to convert chemical warfare materiel into compounds not usable as weapons. The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), in partnership with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), signed a technology transfer agreement with the Joint Program Executive Office-Chemical Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) on June 27, 2013 at the Edgewood Area of the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

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