Actions backed by health professionals also have the added weight of medical expertise, making it that much harder for injustices to be ignored. Online petitions, emails and letters have the power to link up thousands of medical campaigners from across the globe.

 

Homeless refugee children in Northern France – abandoned by the British government, but not by the British people

This autumn, a team of medical volunteers from the Medact Refugee Solidarity Group are visiting French port towns to provide first aid and bear witness to the unimaginable human tragedy taking place on the UK ‘border’. The trip has been arranged in response to the...