With the recent announcement of Tasers being made more widely available for use by the police in the UK, black feminist organiser and Global Health postgraduate Sarah Lasoye argues that the health community must take notice.
To correspond with the recent publication of the IPPNW-Germany paper ‘How Nuclear Power powers the Bomb’, we publish a blog by Frank Boulton outlining the financial, environmental, health and geo-political arguments around nuclear power.
Our 2019 Annual Report is now available to read online – providing an overview of our work and direction in the last year.
Medact is looking for an experienced campaigner to lead our work to advocate for a health-centred economic system.
On 20th – 27th September, Medact members and other healthcare workers will be supporting the millions of children and young people from around the world who have been striking on Fridays in an urgent call for action to address the climate crisis.
Our open letter in protest against the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair in London this September – fighting to stop the sale of arms to countries complicit in mass human rights abuses.
Net-zero by 2050 is too little too late; some reaction to the Committee on Climate Change Net Zero report
Our Fossil Free Health campaigner, Deirdre Duff, offers some reaction to the recent Net Zero report by the Committee on Climate Change.
Medact’s new briefing paper examines NHS charging and the introduction of immigration controls in the NHS.
Kashmiri student and Medact member Neelam Iqbal writes about the mental health toll of the decades long conflict and calls for us to pay more attention to the needs of the people of Kashmir.