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.
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.
NHS Digital and DHSC refuse to suspend migrant data-sharing agreement with the Home Office, despite concerns raised by MPs and doctors
In a joint letter with the Home Office to the Health Select Committee (HSC), Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said “we do not consider that, on the present state Read More
Call for case studies on problems accessing NHS care for migrants
Recent changes to health policy have made access to healthcare much more difficult for many migrants in the UK, and for many of our patients. To evidence the devastating effect we know these policies are having on many vulnerable people, we’re calling on frontline providers to submit anonymous case studies which demonstrate the impacts they see in their daily work.
MPs and doctors challenge Home Office access to NHS patient data
Responding to calls from our #StopSharing campaign, a cross-party committee of MPs has put the NHS’ dangerous data-sharing deal with the Home Office under much-needed scrutiny. We told the committee how the sharing their confidential information makes migrant patients too afraid to access the healthcare they need.
Joint Appeal on Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis
In advanceof the United Nations Security Council’s December 12 meeting on the situation in Myanmar, we, a global coalition of 69 human rights, faith-based and humanitarian organizations, urgently call on the Council to take immediate action to address the campaign of ethnic cleansing and mass atrocity crimes againstthe ethnic Rohingya population byMyanmar’s security forces in northern Rakhine State, as well as the continuing restrictions on humanitarian assistance