The public health case for a Green New Deal

In this new briefing, our Climate & Health Group make the public health case for a transformative Green New Deal.

ICAN Cities Appeal

Join us in taking action to encourage your local council to support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, by joining the ICAN Cities Appeal.

Register to join us for our Health for a Green New Deal campaign launch weekend

We’re really excited to open registration for our online launch gathering.

Health Versus Wealth? UK economic policy and public health during COVID-19

In this new briefing, our Economic Justice & Health Group shine a light on the UK government’s assumption that the health of the public and the economy are in tension.

The pandemic has pulled us apart… but health workers are coming together to advance just & equitable ways through this crisis

As we begin 2021 suffering a devastating new wave of the pandemic, and approach a full 12 months living under its shadow, it can be hard to think clearly about the year ahead. The pandemic has taken...

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