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Doctors Worldwide Training Course 2017 – An Introduction to Humanitarian Work

Doctors Worldwide Training Course 2017 – An Introduction to Humanitarian Work    Written by Sonya Ahmed How do you store clean drinking water for an entire town devastated by a tsunami?  What are the priorities in setting up a maternal health project in an area where women give birth at home? Would you work with local militia to deliver food to a mountain community?   

Dr Saud – Reflections on a Volunteer Visit to Kenya

Dr Saud Jukaku visited Kenya in November 2016. Here are some of his reflections: Ever since medical school, I have had the desire to visit Africa, in addition to doing some medical relief work. A few months ago, I got an opportunity to go to Kenya with Doctors Worldwide. As a GP, I was in a good position to have

Saving babies lives in Pakistan.

Nearly 1 in 3 babies die on their first and only day of life. Almost TWO thirds of all new born deaths occur in 10 countries - Pakistan is ranked 2nd highest. We've been implementing our maternal health program in Northern Sind, Pakistan since 2011. The final phase of this work was establishing a dedicated maternity centre in the area.

Our Annual Impact Summary 2016-17

Welcome to our first blog post! It's an opportune time to share with you an infographic summarising our  key activities and impact during  2016-17. We have worked hard in the last year to provide access to quality healthcare and bring good health to poor communities. Millions of the poor lack access to basic healthcare. It creates emotional and financial burdens