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Letters Civil disobedience as professional duty

Civil disobedience is a last resort

BMJ 2021; 375 doi: (Published 29 November 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2926
  1. Anthony MacKenzie-Gureje, minor injuries doctor
  1. Partnership of East London Co-operative (PELC), Woodford Green, UK
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A worsening climate crisis evidently carries several associated negative health outcomes in given populations, including potential increased global mortality and displacement of populations.1 As doctors, we have beneficence and non-maleficence deeply and inexorably encoded into our profession, so I agree that we have a duty not just to raise awareness of climate change but to engage in processes and discussions that will mitigate its effects. …

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