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Medact’s Hiroshima Appeal is tied to the explicit aim of renewing and building up the medical and health peace movement in the UK. Click here to read find out more.
This year our workshops will focus on skills building with sessions being run on the arms trade, the spirit level, theories of social change, gender and austerity and refugee access to health! Click here to find out more.
Medact is a charity for health professionals and others working to improve health worldwide.
It conducts research and analysis.
It campaigns and lobbies.
It educates and informs.
It is independent of powerful interest groups. It sees health through the lens of social justice.
We promote peace and disarmament. We challenge the power of the military-industrial complex and examine the social and health impacts of war.
We want a fair and ecologically-sensitive economics. We challenge trade, investment and financial systems that are unjust and harmful.
We seek a healthy planet and climate protection. We challenge our dependence on fossil fuels and campaign for sustainable models of development.
We advance a rights-based and progressive model of medicine and health care. We challenge undue corporate and commercial influence over health policy.
Besieging the Health Services in Gaza: A Profitable Business
Wars and peace in Kazakhstan
Report from IPPNW’s 21st Congress, Astana, Kazakhstan, 27 – 29 August 2014
Boots loots – what has happened to our friendly high street pharmacist?
Message to the Canadian Medical Association: Leaving fossil fuels behind is not unaffordable – it is the alternative that is unaffordable.
999 March for the NHS sets off tomorrow for 3 weeks
Gaza should make us sick; but we need a more courageous, honest and truthful debate
Safe and Legal Abortions: A Woman’s Right to Choose
Charging for non-EEA migrants’ access to the NHS—who will be charged next?
Dr Mads Gilbert: an Open Letter to President Obama on Hospital Conditions inside Gaza
Guppi Bola on How Medact is going to help get the UK Eating Better
Update: Urgent Call for a Forensic Pathologist and Medical Experts for a Fact-Finding Mission to Gaza.
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