Cost of inequality crisis: Statement on the so-called ‘cost of living crisis’

We are writing as healthcare professionals to express our grave concern about the impact of the so-called ‘cost of living crisis’ on our collective health.

Medact Impact Report 2021–22

Contents A message from the ChairEconomic Justice  Health for a Green New Deal Patients Not Passports Peace & SecurityResearch Our movementTreasurer's reportPhoto: Health workers at the COP26...

Hiroshima Day Appeal 2022

Any amount you can give this Hiroshima Day will help us to build the health movement to end war and nuclear weapons.

STOP the Silvertown Tunnel – letter from London Health Workers

For the sake of public health, it’s time that Mayor Sadiq Khan cancels the Silvertown Tunnel, and lives up to his own call for a Green New Deal for London. If you’re a member of the health community living or working in London, please sign the letter below and share it with your colleagues!

In Celebration of the Life of Bruce Kent

In this blog, members of Medact share memories of Bruce Kent – the renowned peace activist and ex-priest who recently sadly passed away – and celebrate his legacy.

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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.

Climate & Environment

We work for a healthy planet and climate protection.

We challenge the world's dependence on fossil fuels, including campaigning for renewable energy.

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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.

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We promote a vision of human rights medicine.

This includes access to healthcare for all, and respect for the health-related rights of migrants, refugees, prisoners and detainees.

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