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.
In this new piece, Daniel Carter, Medact member and research fellow at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, discusses the need for greater protections for renters as a […]
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.
This piece was written during the peak of the Black Lives Matter movement. In the wake of BLM protests and the global uprising against racism during a devastating pandemic, we […]
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.
Sixteen of the UK’s leading public health organisations have written to Secretary of State for Housing Robert Jenrick urging him to extend the eviction ban due to be lifted Monday […]