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.
I call on you to speak up now. Demand that government suspends the NHS charging regulations that restrict access to the NHS for anyone suspected of having an irregular immigration status.
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into stark relief the serious health inequalities that exist both in the UK and across the world. In response we have seen incredible kindness, and witnessed all kinds of actions to both serve our both communities immediate needs, and to tackle some of the inequalities that threaten to worsen the problem.
Citizenship rules have been changed in India by the ruling Hindu Nationalist Party. The amendments made give preferential treatment to certain religious groups, explicitly barring Muslims, to gain citizenship in India. All this has led to communal violence against...
Before deadline and exam season starts, come to #HealthJustice 2020 to enhance your campaign knowledge and research skills, whist also discovering the fabulous city of Birmingham.
Connecting those in Brighton and Hove challenging the hostile environment and fighting for access to healthcare for all. An action planning event to build a strong, collaborative movement across our city. All welcome. Join us as we bring together people and...