Paving the Road to Palliative Care in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, end of life care is a responsibility that is borne by community groups known as ‘Iddir.’ Originally, these groups were established to help cover funeral expenses and arrange burials, but their role has developed over the years to become one of caring for elderly and terminally ill members of Ethiopian communities.  Most Iddir […]

Doctors Worldwide Presents at the Health Sector Symposium in Bangladesh

This June, Doctors Worldwide was proud to present the Post Graduate Fellowship (PGF) in Refugee and Migrant Health, and their role in strengthening the local human resource capacity in response to the Rohingya crisis.  The Symposium was hosted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Health Sector: Cox’s Bazar, and aimed to bring together health […]

Doctors Worldwide Presents at the Global Health Short Course

We had the pleasure of presenting at the Imperial College School of Medicine’s Global Health Short Course last week, where our CEO Monowara gave a session on global health in practice through a medical programme lens. We gave our insight on how Doctors Worldwide identifies, designs and implements our programmes in environments with limited resources, […]

Your Donations at Work: A Look at Cohort B’s Impact in Bangladesh

Our Role in Bangladesh The Rohingya people have been subjected to a heartbreaking campaign of violence and displacement, fleeing from their homes in Rakhine State, Myanmar. The majority are hosted by Bangladesh in the Cox’s Bazar region, situated in refugee camps and host communities where over 1 million people are currently in need of ongoing […]