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

Healthcare workers amongst the injured in Palestine

Doctors of the World continues to provide healthcare support in Gaza and today expressed their deepest concern regarding Israel’s violent response against Palestinian civilians demonstrating near the perimeter fence with Israel in Gaza.Read more

Government will halt NHS datasharing with Home Office except for serious crime

Today marks a victory for the #StopSharing campaign and for all NHS doctors and patients: the government has announced that NHS datasharing with the Home Office will only be allowed in much more limited circumstances, primarily in cases involving serious crime.Read more

DOCTORS OF THE WORLD UK STATEMENT ON NHS HOSPITALS WITHHOLDING ‘NON-URGENT’ CARE

Like Albert Thompson, Djibril and many of our patients are refused life-saving treatment in NHS hospitals because it is deemed 'non-urgent' and they cannot hope to pay for it upfront. They are placed in this impossible situation as a result of the NHS charging scheme, whose reliance on classifications of 'urgent' and 'non-urgent' to determine if a patient has to pay upfront often fail to take account of conditions, like cancer, where timely treatment can make all the difference.Read more

Living With Buildings

Living With Buildings An exhibition exploring the pivotal role of design and urban planning in human health, featuring a clinic developed for and with Doctors of the World. Living with Buildings opens at Wellcome Collection on 04 October 2018 until spring 2019.Read more

Syrian Crisis: Seven Years of Impunity

This year 15 March marks seven years of war in Syria: the parties to the conflict, together with their allies, are killing with complete impunity, while the international community flounders impotently.Read more

Celebrating International Women's Day 2018

On the 8th March, Doctors of the World celebrated International Women's Day and highlighted the sad fact that many women in the world still die in childbirth, face sexual exploitation and often have a lack of access to contraception and safe abortion.Read more

SHELLING PREVENTS AID FROM ENTERING EASTERN GHOUTA, SYRIA

Airstrikes and shelling on Eastern Ghouta have prevented humanitarian aid from entering the besieged enclave as well as medical evacuations five days after the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution demanding an immediate nationwide cessation of hostilities, according to a group of international humanitarian organizations.Read more