Charity information


Medact is a global health charity tackling issues at the centre of international policy debates. Led by its health professional membership it undertakes education, research and advocacy on the health implications of conflict, development and environmental change.

Founded 1992

  • Mission statement

    Medact speaks out for countless people across the globe whose health, wellbeing and access to proper health care are severely compromised by the effects of war, poverty and environmental damage.

    As health professionals, we campaign and we lobby governments, international bodies and other influential organisations. We call on them to take positive action on preventing violent conflict, improving health and on raising the standards of health care worldwide.

  • Aims

    Medact aims to:

    • To assist in the relief of need, suffering and distress arising from or caused by the physical and psychological effects of armed conflict
  • Overview

    Established: January 1992

    Registered Charity Number: 1081097

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 020 7324 4739

    Address: Medact, The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles Square, London, N1 6HT

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