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.
Exploring Migrant Access to Health: Part 3 – In Conversation: Open University Lecturer Dr Kathryn Medièn talks to Patients Not Passports.
Dr Kathryn Medièn, lecturer in Sociology at the Open University, interviews the Patients Not Passports team about migrant access to healthcare during the coronavirus crisis.
Clare Andrews, a GP in East London and co-ordinator of Medact London, writes about her experiences as a clinician during the coronavirus crisis.
Exploring Migrant Access to Health: Part 2 – Prioritisation of COVID-19 testing: Migrant camps must not be forgotten
Sally, Anna and Kieran – researchers in the Migrant Health Group at St George’s, University of London – explore the increased risk to coronavirus faced by people living in Europe’s migrant camps, and the steps Governments should be taking to ensure they are able to access the testing and treatment they need.
Medact campaigns assistant, Aiyan Maharasingam, examines whether the police are an appropriate instrument of public health policy during the coronavirus pandemic.