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

The NGO Article 19 hosted a debate regarding the Report on Legal Abortion and Transparency. during which GDC/Brazil’s Dr. Cristiao Rosas presented on the “Difficulties in accessing and implementing legal abortion services in Brazil.” Then others shared their perspectives (i.e., Global Health Strategies and Genero). The final portion consisted of a question and answer session with… Keep Reading »

Global Doctors for Choice wrote to the Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica and urged them to reconsider the language included in their recent “Official Declaration about Abortion” as this declaration does not follow medical or scientific evidence. We emphasized the difference between conscientious objection – a privilege that should be handled responsibly and that cannot intrude… Keep Reading »

GDC, along with numerous other leading reproductive health  rights organizations, signed and sent a letter initiated by Catholics for Choice to Pope Francis addressing his recent inflammatory and dangerous remarks about abortion.  The objective of this letter is to publicly explain why it is unacceptable for a leader to attack people providing healthcare in service to some of the most… Keep Reading »

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.