Join Medact, the University of York, Hull-York Medical School and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War in 2017 for the Health Through Peace Congress — three days of discussion, learning and action aimed at confronting the rising tide of intolerance, militarisation and nationalism.
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.
We're very excited to announce that the Royal College of Physicians has confirmed that 16 CPD points will be accredited to attendees of Health Through Peace. The conference will provide an opportunity for healthcare practitioners to hear from global public health...
In light of the world’s worst cholera outbreak, Medact Director David McCoy and colleagues Jonathan Kennedy and Andrew Harmer from Queen Mary University of London write about the crucial role that the Saudi-led coalition has played in creating conditions conductive to this catastrophic outbreak.
Medact has received a letter from the Mayor of the City of Hiroshima, along with a copy of their Peace Declaration. The Medact Hiroshima Appeal 2017 has just recently launched. It will enable us to continue and grow our work for peace. We join the City of Hiroshima...
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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.
We are first and foremost a membership organisation, and members are the cornerstone of all our work.
We rely on financial contributions from our members and others – to stage events, undertake research, run campaigns, and provide an independent public health voice.