We’re building the health movement for a transformative Green New Deal.
Our economic system is making people sick. Gross inequality leads to unequal health outcomes. But this is not inevitable: we have the power to change the system. Today in the […]
We call for collective security, health and well-being, rather than ‘hard’ security measures like border enforcement, a punitive criminal justice system, and counter-terror measures that criminalise entire communities.
Patients Not Passports are organising to end to racist migrant charging policies within the NHS. Get involved with the campaign!
The right of everyone to ‘the highest attainable standards of physical and mental health’ is enshrined within the 1966 UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) placing […]
Doctors Against Diesel are calling for the use of diesel fuels to be banned in our urban areas and progressively phased out elsewhere. We want to see a future in which personal exposure to soot and gases from vehicles is dramatically reduced, and that a choice to travel actively (walking, cycling, with public transport) does…
Nuclear weapons are the most destructive, most indiscriminate, most inhumane instruments of mass murder ever created. Medact is the UK affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).
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The international arms trade is in direct opposition to efforts to protect and pursue the health of our world and its inhabitants.
Intentional and direct attacks on hospitals are war crimes, and denying people access to essential health care is a serious violation of international humanitarian law – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, 3 […]