Join Medact, the University of York, Hull-York Medical School and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War in 2017 for the Health Through Peace Congress — three days of discussion, learning and action aimed at confronting the rising tide of intolerance, militarisation and nationalism.
4th-6th September — University of York — Earlybird until 28th February — Find out more
We promote disarmament and encourage non-violent responses to conflict.
We work for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
We work to reduce the power and influence of militarism and military-industrial complex.
We work for a healthy planet and climate protection.
We challenge the world's dependence on fossil fuels, including campaigning for renewable energy.
We promote sustainable consumption.
We challenge trade, investment and financial systems that are unjust and harmful. We promote reform of the institutions of global governance and reallocation of resources towards social justice and sustainable development.
Annie Quick, lead for Wellbeing and Inequality at the New Economics Foundation, outlines some of the issues around inequality and the environment in the UK, considers the political context, and attempts to offer a hope for the future....
Milja Fenger & Samuel Lee-Gammage – “Planet on a plate: Interconnected impacts of our global food system”
From Session A1 – “Global Food System Challenges”
Sign letter to Theresa May calling for phase-out of diesel
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At a time when health services are under pressure, Medact is an independent public health voice on the social, economic, environmental and other major determinants of health.
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