We promote disarmament and encourage non-violent responses to conflict.
We work for the abolition of nuclear weapons, and 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 patterns of 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.
If you want to get involved with campaigning for healthier and more sustainable food in your hospital, or in your community in general, you are not alone.
UK absent as UN States line up to sign this important new nuclear treaty London, 20 September 2017: Heads of State and Foreign Ministers from many countries will start the process of joining the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) when it is...
Health federations call Ban Treaty a “significant forward step” toward elimination of nuclear weapons
The following joint statement has been released by IPPNW, the World Medical Association, the International Council of Nurses, and the World Federation of Public Health Associations on September 18, 2017. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opens for...
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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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