As the government seeks to extend policing into spaces of healthcare, co-opt the language of public health, and introduce new practices which will worsen social inequalities rather than resolve them—resistance from the health community is vital.
Bearing Witness — a new digital campaign connects UK health workers with their peers in humanitarian disasters
‘Bearing Witness’, a new digital healthcare campaign, will seek to bring health workers in conflict zones together with those in the UK. In this blog, campaign co-founder and paediatrician Dr. Hesham Abdalla explains the reasoning behind the campaign.
Once you cut through the spin, the evidence about vulnerability support hubs raises serious ethical concerns.
The unprotected many and the protected few: Working towards a health justice approach to future pandemic preparedness.
In our latest blog, Siddhartha Mehta and Sreeshna Jagadeesan discuss how we can work towards a health justice approach to future pandemic preparedness.
Medact member and junior doctor Bimal Khadka reports on the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War’s first ever online international council.
Our Economic Justice & Health Group have written a solidarity statement with health and social care workers opposing the proposed pay plan for NHS staff outlined by the Government.
Hospice community artist Marcelo Camus reacts to the appointment of William Shawcross to review the Prevent counter-extremism programme and recalls his own struggle to resist the damage done by this policy in the health sector
A Medact member and Consultant doctor discusses the Indian government’s mismanaged and authoritarian response to the Coronavirus pandemic. They analyse the social impact of the measures taken and the ideology that has driven decision making during the public health crisis.