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.
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We are proud to share that our very own Dr. John Koku Awoonor-Williams was recently recognized for his leadership in the health sector in Ghana. Dr. Awoonor-Williams serves as GDC/Ghana’s lead doctor and as the Ghana Health Services’ Director for Policy Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Division. It has been an honor to collaborate with him… Read more »
In light of Canada hosting the G7 conference in June 2018, Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) signed a collaborative appeal to the Canadian Prime Minister to ensure sexual and reproductive health and rights remain on the G7 agenda. Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, along with the Canadian Council for International Co-operation, CARE Canada,… Read more »
Global Doctors for Choice/Ghana’s research findings that assessed the prevalence of conscientious objection (CO) to abortion provision in Northern Ghana and the acceptability of policies to regulate CO were published by the highly respected International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. While the study discovered that the rate of CO was high, it also found that… Read more »