More than 100 medical journals including Lancet, BMJ and JAMA have collaborated on a joint statement, calling for urgent steps to decrease the growing danger of nuclear war and to move rapidly to the elimination of nuclear weapons.
60 trade unions and migrant organisations have come together to call out the government’s plan to fund part of the public sector pay offer through substantial hikes to visa and migrant healthcare costs
Shell, TotalEnergies and other destructive corporations gathered in London must pay for their harm to communities across Africa and their contributions to the climate crisis.
Everything you need to know about the Prevent duty in health, the so-called “independent” review of Prevent, and how we can challenge Prevent in this new blog, written by two members of our Securitisation of Health group.
A report capturing new research by Medact’s Migrant Solidarity Group investigating the cruel and inhumane conditions in asylum seeker accommodation.
We as health workers are demanding that the council Build 1ST before any further Druids Heath tenants are evicted from their current homes.
We are writing as healthcare professionals to express our grave concern about the impact of the so-called ‘cost of living crisis’ on our collective health.
It’s 30 years since Medact was founded on the merger of two medical groups campaigning against war and nuclear weapons.
For the sake of public health, it’s time that Mayor Sadiq Khan cancels the Silvertown Tunnel, and lives up to his own call for a Green New Deal for London. If you’re a member of the health community living or working in London, please sign the letter below and share it with your colleagues!
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.