Add your name to a letter to the Wellcome Trust and join the health divestment movement
Help us add weight to the growing call for a UK wide moratorium on fracking by adding your signature to the letter on the right, originally published in the British Medical Journal in support of Medact’s report Health & Fracking: the impacts & opportunity costs.
Buy early-bird tickets for our two-day conference this November – learn and take action on some of the most important issues facing the world today: from the arms trade to nuclear weapons, climate change to drone warfare.
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.
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