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.
In August 2020, Medact and Migrants Organise refused to submit evidence to the Department of Health and Social Care’s limited review of NHS Charging – read our letter to the government explaining why.
Our 2020 Annual Report provides an overview of our work and direction in the last year, including how this has pivoted in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
This piece was written during the peak of the Black Lives Matter movement. In the wake of BLM protests and the global uprising against racism during a devastating pandemic, we are left thinking about what our society could look like - post hyperawareness of this...
In this blog, Dr. Tumbi Otudeko questions the provision of universal healthcare in UK prisons, discussing health disparities facing the prison population.
Join us at next week's New Economics Briefing in partnership with the New Economics Foundation, Migrants Organise, Doctors of the World, Kanlungan Filipino Consortium, and Notts Refugee Forum where we’ll be discussing healthcare, COVID-19 and the Hostile Environment....