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.
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.
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
Established: January 1992
Registered Charity Number: 1081097
Board members: 9
Full time staff: 1
Part time staff: 5
Phone number: 020 7324 4739
Address: Medact, The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles Square, London, N1 6HTView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website