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

Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) creates opportunities for doctors to engage in local reproductive health initiatives that effect policy change and provides them with additional opportunities to learn from other physicians’ experiences. Thereby, allowing GDC to contribute the powerful physician’s voice to global advocacy efforts for 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.

Hover over each country to view the number of Physician-Advocate Members that make up the GDC global network.

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We invite physicians from all medical disciplines and from all over the world to join us.


News & Press

As the Irish government is grappling with the implementation of the new law to allow abortion, The Irish Times published Dr. Wendy Chavkin’s op-ed on conscientious objection.  In it she proclaims, “clinicians have professional duty to put patients’ needs first and above their own.“  

In a 30-minute interview with Colombia TV Channel Mejor, GDC/Colombia’s Dr. Houghton María Paula Houghton defended the 2006 Supreme Court decision to not limit abortion by gestational age or limit the interpretation of fetal malformation. GDC/Colombia is grateful for the opportunity to have been invited to participate in this interview, have an ally in the media, receive national… Keep Reading »

Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng encourages us to “never forget why you started doing the work that you do.”  In this interview, Dr. Mofokeng shares her thoughts on Brett Kavanuagh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and the influence of the U.S. right wing, conservative, anti-choice movement on international reproductive health, on her activism and how she stays… Keep Reading »

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.