Doctors of the World and partner NGOs decry failure of Oslo Accords

The report boldly criticizes the Oslo Process, noting that it was initially a “beacon of hope to end conflict between Israel and the Palestinians”.Read more

European Patent Office maintain patent on hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir

Doctors of the World together with Médecins Sans Frontières and other organisations from 17 countries challenged a patent on the hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir at the European Patent Office (EPO).Read more

Forgetting The Atrocities We Experienced Is Impossible

Shames and Shirin have been living in Chamesku camp, Northern Iraq, for four years. They are part of the Yezidi (or Yazidi) community who were forced to flee the atrocities perpetrated by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant/ al-Sham) in 2014.Read more

Inside View from a Safe Surgery: “Our concern is more with the patients we aren’t seeing”

In May, the Clapham Park Group Practice in London became the first practice to declare itself a Safe Surgery. Our first member shares their experiences of operating a Safe Surgery and advice for other practices on what has worked best for them.Read more

Doctors of the World condemn the Demolitions in Khan Al-Ahmar and Abu-a-Nuwar

The Médecins du Monde (MDM) chapters in Palestine express great concern and join the international community outrage regarding the demolition of the Bedouin community structures in Abu-a-Nuwar by Israel and the expected demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar, affecting hundreds of Palestinian Bedouins.Read more

'As the NHS turns 70 this week there is much to be proud of, and much to fight for': A blog by UK Health Advisor Lucinda Hiam

'As a health advisor, I have seen the devastating impact this has on people. I have seen people refused heart surgery, denied cancer treatment or have their chemotherapy stopped.' UK Health Advisor Lucinda Hiam reflects on her experience working in the NHS for this week's 70th anniversary.Read more

Celebrate Refugee Week: Send a Welcome Message to a Refugee

Doctors of the World is asking members of the public to send welcome messages to refugees in the UK. To mark Refugee Week, we’ve created Radio Refugee which allows people to also share a favourite song.Read more

Safe Surgeries network launch as research shows wrongful GP refusals

New research has found that 1 in 5 attempts to register vulnerable patients are being wrongfully refused by GP surgeries in England, even though they're fully entitled to access NHS primary care. To address this, Doctors of the World has launched the Safe Surgeries initiative, offering practices support and resources to mitigate barriers to access faced by migrants in vulnerable circumstances.Read more

Gaza: Emergency Appeal

Over a hundred people are dead. Thousands are injured. We must help the people of Gaza. Doctors of the World teams are already treating the wounded and conducting life-saving surgery at Nasser Hospital in Gaza. We expect to be there for at least six months, but we desperately need to raise £10,000 to keep the clinic running.Read more