Medact Peace & Security Campaigner Reem Abu-Hayyeh looks at the legacies of war and militarised violence, their impacts on countries’ ability to respond to coronavirus, and how the UK could act to right injustices.
This piece was written in response to the release of the findings of the Chilcot inquiry by former Medact Directors Mike Rowson and Marion Birch, along with Jane Salvage, who all worked […]
Rhianna Louise, Peace and Security Project Officer at Medact Ben Clavey, Coordinator of the Medact Arms Control Group With thanks to Ben Griffin, Coordinator of Veterans for Peace UK, Peace […]
(updated 2012) This report provides a case study of the post-conflict rehabilitation of services and development of mental health policy following the invasion of Iraq in 2003. It illustrates common […]
‘A little understood, unfamiliar war’ – US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld, resignation speech, November 8, 2006 Medact’s five earlier Iraq reports presented data on health and health services, and thus […]
A further update on the state of health and healthcare in Iraq, published in 2006 and documenting changes since 2005. Click here to download a copy of the report.
This update was published in 2005 following significant developments in Iraq since 2005 when Medact published Enduring Effects of War: Health in Iraq. This update provides a brief overview of those […]
This evidence-based report analyses from a public health perspective the impact on health and health services of the 2003 war on Iraq, and the country’s ensuing political and security crisis. It builds […]
“The health consequences of the 2003 war on Iraq will be felt by the Iraqi people for years, even generations.” This report assesses the impact of the 2003 war on the environment […]
This report was released in November 2002, months before the US led invasion of Iraq. Regrettably, many of the conclusions and predictions made in the report became reality. Executive Summary […]