On Sunday 8 October, the Scottish National Party (SNP) voted overwhelmingly in favour of raising the minimum enlistment age from 16 to 18. SNP’s youth branch, which tabled the motion, […]
The following joint statement has been released by IPPNW, the World Medical Association, the International Council of Nurses, and the World Federation of Public Health Associations on September 18, 2017. […]
Written by Yemeni Physician and Public health specialist, Nada Taqi, for Medact. This article is part of a blog series drawing attention to overlooked conflict zones. The series examines man-made disasters, […]
The already dangerous crisis in Korea has escalated further with the reckless rhetoric emanating from both the United States and the Democratic Republic of Korea. The wild threats issued […]
This is part of a blog series ahead of the global Medact/IPPNW Health Through Peace conference in York. Click here to find out more about the event and register. Join […]
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 […]
This is part of a blog series ahead of the global Medact/IPPNW Health Through Peace conference in York. Click here to find out more about the event and register. Earlier […]
The world now has an international treaty making it illegal for ratifying states to possess any nuclear weapons. Yet the UK continues to keep and modernise its nuclear weapons at huge cost and risk to life, and is increasingly seen as out of step with the rest of the world.
A response has been received from Dr Mark Porter, Council Chair of the British Medical Association to the Medact letter which raised concern regarding the possible forced feeding and force treating of […]