The Lancet protests against its publisher's arms fair business

Sibbald, Barbara
April 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/24/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 9, p1265
Academic Journal
The article reports that the "Lancet" periodical is protesting against its publisher to sell its arms fairs. The publication's move is supported by other groups including the "Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and an online petition having nearly 1000 signatories. The publication's move is to uphold its belief in globally voicing against the adverse health consequences of war and violence.


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