We promote disarmament and encourage non-violent responses to conflict.
We work for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
We work to reduce the power and influence of militarism and military-industrial complex.
We work for a healthy planet and climate protection.
We challenge the world's dependence on fossil fuels, including campaigning for renewable energy.
We promote sustainable consumption.
We challenge trade, investment and financial systems that are unjust and harmful. We promote reform of the institutions of global governance and reallocation of resources towards social justice and sustainable development.
This report considers the long-term impacts of the British military’s recruitment of children under the age of 18, presents evidence linking ‘serious health concerns’ with the policy, and calls for a rise in the minimum recruitment age. The report’s findings include:...
Letter coordinated by the Alliance to Save our Antibiotics and Medact signed by senior medics calling for urgent action to tackle routine misuse of antibiotics in UK farming
In an unprecedented move, fifteen senior medics have written to the UK government calling for urgent action to tackle the routine misuse of antibiotics in UK farming…
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At a time when health services are under pressure, Medact is an independent public health voice on the social, economic, environmental and other major determinants of health.
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