Medact does not provide frontline clinical care or humanitarian relief. But it exists to promote a vision of human rights medicine. It works to restore the function of the health system as a foundation for societal well-being and a platform for the expression of ethical behaviour. It acts to restore public interest to the heart of health policy.
The Medact Research Network will be convening for an Access to Healthcare research meeting on Wednesday 1 July, 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Further details on how to join the meeting will be posted shortly. If you have any questions, please email Hilary, our Research...
Exploring Migrant Access to Health: Part 2 – Prioritisation of COVID-19 testing: Migrant camps must not be forgotten
Sally, Anna and Kieran – researchers in the Migrant Health Group at St George’s, University of London – explore the increased risk to coronavirus faced by people living in Europe’s migrant camps, and the steps Governments should be taking to ensure they are able to access the testing and treatment they need.
Darran Martin, a paediatric intensive care and ED nurse, explores the long term psychological impact of the Hostile Environment and the way in which these policies affect much more than a person’s ability to access public services.
Medact’s new briefing paper examines the barriers to accessing healthcare for migrants during the coronavirus crisis
Medact's Migrant Solidarity Group will be meeting on Tuesday 7th July at 6:30pm. For information about how to join the meeting please email email@example.com