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.
A Medact member and Consultant doctor discusses the Indian government’s mismanaged and authoritarian response to the Coronavirus pandemic. They analyse the social impact of the measures taken and the ideology that has driven decision making during the public health crisis.
Medact member Dr. Thusiyan Nandakumar outlines Sri Lanka’s militarised response to the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that it is entrenching institutionalised discrimination in the country.
Junior Doctor, Bimal Khadaka, discusses the importance of strengthening the Planning and Mitigation phases of our global emergency control measures to prevent the harmful impacts of both pandemics and nuclear warfare
Watch a recording of our Action Call with London Renters Union & Pathways where we discussed the interconnected issues of housing justice and health equity.
Watch our Peace and Security Campaigner, Reem Abu-Hayyeh, lead a reading group for our friends at Campaign Against the Arms Trade on the topic of Coronavirus and the Arms Trade.
In this blog, Dr. Tumbi Otudeko questions the provision of universal healthcare in UK prisons, discussing health disparities facing the prison population.
The government plans to lift its eviction ban for rental tenants on 24th August. The ensuing wave of evictions will have dire consequences for housing security and overall public health. Join us to find out what you can do to help.