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

Dr. Roland Eddie Mhlanga, Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, and Marion Stevens contributed to the recently released “Abortion in South Africa: A reporting guide for journalists.” This new manual provides information on South Africa abortion data, the abortion law, and how abortions work. Journalists and the media play an important role in providing accurate information and influencing public… Keep Reading »

Global Doctors for Choice signed a collaborative statement, initiated by the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion, in response to the proposal to criminalize abortion (except for pregnancies diagnosed with a severe or fatal fetal anomaly). Together we called on the Polish government to listen to women, protect their health and rights, and… Keep Reading »

We are proud to share that our very own Dr. Mary Favier, a GDC board member who leads Irish Doctors for Choice, was honored for her work and expertise. In February 2018, Dr. Favier received the annual 2018 Bram Stoker award from Trinity College Dublin Philosophical Society (‘The Phil’) on behalf of Irish Doctors for… Keep Reading »

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.