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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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 »
Dr. Cristião Rosas, Global Doctors for Choice (GDC)/Brazil’s lead doctor, was interviewed* about the recent proposal that if passed would threaten to fully criminalize abortion in Brazil. He asserts that the proposed law would “not save the fetus, but it would kill the woman.” *This publication is in Portuguese.