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

Recently Dr. Joseph Karanja of Kenyan Doctors for Choice advocated for the reinstatement of Kenyan Ministry of Health guidelines.   Unfortunately he received backlash from sources that had incorrectly interpreted his efforts. Many of us with GDC shared our support of his dedication to increase access to safe abortion services and decrease morbidity and mortality due to… Keep Reading »

GDC/South African lead doctor Dr. Ntandho Patrick Godi urges providers who are conscientious objectors – who refuse to provide abortion based on one’s moral or religious beliefs – to refer patients seeking abortion to providers willing to offer abortions in order to prevent the extreme consequences of unsafe abortions. Dr. Godi asserts that the “provision of safe and legal… Keep Reading »

In her op-ed titled It takes more than pro-choice laws to end deaths from unsafe abortions, GDC/South Africa co-lead doctor Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng shares factors that inhibit access to safe, legal abortion despite South Africa’s liberal abortion laws.  These include a lack of information about abortions, that abortion is legal, and where to obtain an abortion, a… Keep Reading »

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.