We are an international network of physicians advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.

   

Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) is an international network of physicians advocating for access to safe, comprehensive, evidence-based reproductive health care. By creating opportunities for doctors to engage in local reproductive health initiatives that effect policy change and by providing them with additional opportunities to learn from other physicians’ experiences, GDC contributes the powerful physician’s voice to global advocacy efforts promoting reproductive health and rights, including safe abortion. GDC has action centers in Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Mexico, and South Africa, and a coordinating team in the United States. Learn more about Global Doctors for Choice

 

News

May 19, 2014

On Monday, May 12, Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) participated in a panel event titled Respecting Conscience, Protecting Care: The impact of religious-refusal laws on doctors, patients and healthcare systems around the world –lessons for the United States. The event was held at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and over… Read more »

March 13, 2014

On Tuesday, February 18, Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) gathered several dozen of our closest colleagues and supporters together in New York City to celebrate the launch of our first White Paper, Conscientious objection and refusal to provide reproductive healthcare: A White Paper examining prevalence, health consequences, and policy responses. The event, “In Search of… Read more »

January 16, 2014

GDC has authored Conscientious objection and refusal to provide reproductive healthcare: A white paper examining prevalence, health consequences, and policy responses and has published it in a special supplement to the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. GDC began exploring the phenomenon of conscience-based refusal of reproductive health services as a result of increasing reports of… Read more »