BMA International Committee Deputy Chair, Dr Abi Smith, talks about the need for fair medical trade in the NHS:

Find out more about labour rights abuses in medical supply chains here, or click on the flags to find out more about the manufacture of medical products in the following countries:

Pakistan
Investigation into the labour conditions in the production of surgical instruments in Sialkot, Pakistan.

Includes evidence of unsafe working conditions and child labour.

Mexico
Investigation into the production of surgical mask plastic containers and textiles in Mexico.

Includes an investigation of home workers producing surgical masks, the production of plastic goods and textiles all bound for the NHS.

Malaysia
Investigation into the production of latex surgical gloves in Malaysia