Our annual appeal remembers the anniversary of the world’s first nuclear bomb being dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.
Dr. Frank Boulton gives an overview and analysis of the latest developments about the Iran Deal, USA/North Korea and USA/Russia relations, and offers much-needed suggestions to reduce and ultimately end the threat of nuclear war.
In light of the controversial Undersea Defence and Technology conference in Glasgow, health professionals in Scotland send an open letter to Glasgow City Council calling on them not to support arms fairs in future.
On her recent trip to the UK, ICAN Executive Director Beatrice Fihn visited Scotland and the naval base at Faslane where Trident nuclear weapons are housed.
Now, more than ever, there is a need to for a collective, progressive public health voice to challenge the growing tide of militarisation and violent conflict.
Even a ‘minor’ nuclear war would be an ecological disaster felt throughout the world – The Conversation / Newsweek / Mail Online
In light of escalating war of words between North Korea and the USA, Medact Director David McCoy writes about the effects of nuclear detonations on the environment and climate.
Round up of coverage of Medact report – A safer world: Treating Britain’s harmful dependence on nuclear weapons.
Medical professionals speak out to demand isolated UK respect UN treaty banning Trident – article in CommonSpace
David Jamieson writes about Medact report ”A safer world – Britain’s harmful dependence on nuclear weapons’ for CommonSpace.
Abbie Rimmer reports on Medact letter published in the Daily Telegraph today (25 July 2017) for BMJ News.