Hear the Medact team explain how our vision for a human right to health forms a common thread through all our work areas.
We need your help to build our dynamic movement of health workers and activists
It’s election time, so we’ve been poring over the manifestos from all the major parties to see how they stack up against the aims of our different campaigns and work areas.
After careful consideration and consultation, we have now decided to postpone our upcoming Health Justice conference in light of the current situation regarding Coronavirus.
Details of our next meeting on the evening of Thursday 21st November
Sadly the IPPNW 23rd World Congress in Mombasa, Kenya has had to be postponed. New dates have not yet been set as we will be monitoring the worldwide health situation.
With the recent announcement of Tasers being made more widely available for use by the police in the UK, black feminist organiser and Global Health postgraduate Sarah Lasoye argues that the health community must take notice.
We held a meeting on 30 September 2019 to discuss the intersections between health, war, the arms trade and human rights.
With the DSEI arms fair underway, Daniel Flecknoe and Dr Ahmed Razavi outline the public health impacts of armed conflict, and argue that the UK government’s sale of arms to countries such as Saudi Arabia makes them an accessory to war crimes.
After joining protests outside the DSEI arms fair earlier this month, we are holding a meeting to discuss the arms trade, war and health.
Gay Lee, a nurse in England, explains why she as a health worker opposes the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair.
Dr. Ruth Arnold, a GP in England, explains why she as a health worker opposes the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair.