The latest, sixth edition of Global Health Watch is another excellent resource for the health justice movement. But we would like to take this opportunity to share our concerns about a couple of lines we feel hover at the edge of a dangerous discourse.
The UK government, however, has continued to refuse to engage with the TPNW – and it has shown no intention of attending this incredibly important world meeting as an observer.
In this blog, Dr Frank Boulton outlines the nuclear threats associated with the current conflict in Ukraine, and questions the myth of the effectiveness of nuclear deterrence.
Elisabeth McElderry considers how the dual threats of nuclear weapons and climate change, and how to address them.
In this blog, Medact member Lesley Morrison shares her experiences and reflections from attending COP26 as an observer as well as the Glasgow march for Climate Justice.
This is a guest blog for the Patients Not Passports No Borders in the NHS Week of Action by Kirit, a nurse in the NHS, exploring the impacts of COVID-19 and the Hostile Environment on access to healthcare for marginalised people.
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.