In the News
A selection of Medact’s appearances in the media
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.
Even a ‘minor’ nuclear war would be an ecological disaster felt throughout the world – The Conversation / Newsweek / Mail Online
In light of escalating war of words between North Korea and the USA, Medact Director David McCoy writes about the effects of nuclear detonations on the environment and climate.
Round up of coverage of Medact report – A safer world: Treating Britain’s harmful dependence on nuclear weapons.
Medical professionals speak out to demand isolated UK respect UN treaty banning Trident – article in CommonSpace
David Jamieson writes about Medact report ”A safer world – Britain’s harmful dependence on nuclear weapons’ for CommonSpace.
Abbie Rimmer reports on Medact letter published in the Daily Telegraph today (25 July 2017) for BMJ News.
To coincide with the launch of new Medact report 'A safer world - Britain's harmful dependence on nuclear weapons' on Tuesday 25th July 2017, leading UK health professionals wrote a letter in The Telegraph reiterating the international significance of the Treaty on...
Anne Gulland reviews our new policy briefing, A Healthy and Sustainable Food Future, for BMJ News
Jonathan Grigg is the leading UK paediatrician in the effects of air pollution. His studies have informed the public on the risks of air pollution, and influenced national policy. He was a lead author of the Royal College of Physicians’ Report on the long-term effects...
Thanks to everyone who signed the letter to Theresa May calling for government support for diesel phase out in towns and cities. Below is some of the media coverage of the letter. Sadiq Khan suggests driving could be banned on certain days in central London to cut...
Thousands of demonstrators march through central London calling for Aleppo to be saved from Assad’s Syrian regime
The Daily Mail