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 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.
Dear Mayor Khan, We write to you as healthcare workers living and practising in London, who see the terrible health consequences of air pollution on a daily basis. We care for populations in London who are already exposed to levels of air pollution that consistently exceed WHO limits and we see the impacts of air pollution on health inequalities, with the most deprived populations including London’s poorest children, exposed to the highest levels of particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide.
Roman Gnaegi and Catia Confortini As members of the Medact Research Network (MRN), writing the chapter “Conflict and Health in the Era of Coronavirus” for Global Health Watch 6 was a great opportunity to collaborate in a dedicated, motivated team and learn from each...
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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