Either Civil Rule or Everlasting Sit-in

Since December 2018, protests across Sudan have been taking place almost daily – with healthcare workers playing a central role. In this piece, we provide the background to the ongoing struggle and platform the voice of Dr. Mohammed Abdelraoof Hussien, a doctor in Sudan.

Call for New Trustees

Medact is seeking to appoint up to four new trustees to help guide our strategic direction and oversee our organisational governance. We are particularly seeking, at this stage, people with skills, experience and networks in a) finance, b) the campaigning sector, and c) fundraising and communications.

Net-zero by 2050 is too little too late; some reaction to the Committee on Climate Change Net Zero report

Our Fossil Free Health campaigner, Deirdre Duff, offers some reaction to the recent Net Zero report by the Committee on Climate Change.

Movement Builder (Parental Leave Cover)

We’re looking for a Movement Builder (fixed-term) to support our community of healthcare professionals working for social justice! Apply by Sunday 2nd June, 2019

Patients Not Passports – challenging healthcare charging in the NHS

Patients Not Passports: Challenging healthcare charging in the NHS is Medact’s briefing paper that examines NHS charging and the introduction of immigration controls in the NHS.

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