INGO statement on the attacks in Hajjah andrenewed fighting in Hodeidah
International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen strongly condemn the horrific attacks in Hajjah governorate on Sunday which according to the UN killed 22 people – twelve women and ten children – and injured many more. Hajjah has seen an increase in tensions and fighting in recent weeks; thousands of people have been displaced from their Read More
International Women’s Day at the Women and Children’s Clinic – the focus on a fairer world
Claire, Women’s and Children’s Health Lead The first organized Women’s Day was held in 1909 in the United States. In 1914, we saw the first march in support of women’s right to vote in London. In the following years, many other countries started to celebrate women’s contributions to society. In 1975 the United Nations started Read More
- Joint INGO Statement Welcoming The Upcoming Consultations In Sweden
- Doctors of the World has been chosen by The BMJ for its Christmas appeal
- A call for peace in Yemen
- Doctor Mukwege wins Nobel Peace Prize
- Doctors of the World Launch Global Clinic
- Civil Society Groups Call for End to Gilead’s Hepatitis C Drug Monopoly in Europe
- Forgetting The Atrocities We Experienced Is Impossible
- Inside View from a Safe Surgery: “Our concern is more with the patients we aren’t seeing”
Unsung Hero: Anny
My name is Anny Tenga Modi. I’m 37 and I have an 18-year old daughter. I became an orphan when I was 13. I run an organisation called AFIA MAMA. I’m a feminist activist campaigning for women and children’s rights, particularly regarding issues of leadership and participation. I’ve been living in Kinshasa for four years Read More
Joint INGOs Message – Yemen Pledging Conference, 26 February 2019
Since the escalation of conflict in Yemen almost four years ago, the humanitarian needs have increased drastically, with an estimated 24 million people or 80% of the population in need of some form of humanitarian assistance in 2019.  This figure represents an increase of 2 million people or 10% in just12 months contributed to Read More
“There is not a lot of clear guidance about what to do…” Practice Manager, Sandra Connolly
Safe Surgery case study: Beckett House Practice, Lambeth, London “Patients often come back to the practice when they’re struggling to get help elsewhere in the system and not just in the NHS, but also government services such as housing and benefits services, as they tend to have more of a relationship with us” Read More
Joint statement on Sending Humanitarian Aid to Venezuela
The Humanitarian INGO Forum in Colombia calls on all States to maintain the humanitarian character of aid in order to save lives, alleviate suffering, restore and protect human rights, and preserve the human dignity of persons who are victims of conflicts, complex crises and/or natural disasters.
5 reasons why the Mobile Clinic is a game changer (and 2 ways to support it)
In 2019, we will drive the Mobile Clinic around the streets of London to help people in great need access healthcare 3 days a week! But will this medical van have a real impact? Well, here are 5 reasons why it will revolutionise our work!
‘Vulnerable migrants and wellbeing study’ highlights barriers to healthcare for migrants
New report by Doctors of the World and the University of Birmingham providing more evidence of a rising problem resulting in vulnerable people including those who have been through the asylum process or are victims of trafficking not getting treatment.