The Values Clarification and Attitude Transformation (VCAT) training

The Values Clarification and Attitude Transformation (VCAT) training was a 4-day workshop organized by Ihorere Munyarwanda Organisation (IMRO-Rwanda), that took place from Nov 28th – Dec 1st, 2023. The objective of the training was to ensure that healthcare providers approach such sensitive and often controversial issues in society with empathy and professionalism. The training, focused […]

Leveraging the use of digital health technology to advance access to SHRH services

Even when legal, access to sexual and reproductive health services, especially safe abortion services is still limited. Restrictions at the level of health facilities and providers still mount barriers to legal and safe abortion services. Barriers are real and can be overcome. Today’s world is led by technology. How can we integrate and utilize digital […]

The international Safe Abortion Day 2023

On 28th September every year, the World celebrates international safe abortion day. The day was first celebrated as a day of action for decriminalization in Latin America and the Caribbean in 1990. In 2011, the Women’s Global Network And Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) declared 28 September as an International Day. In Rwanda celebration started in 2020. […]

MSFC East Africa Region Meeting (EARM) 2023

Medical Student For Choice East Africa Regional Meeting 2023 (MSFC-EARM2023) Conference was held in Kigali, Rwanda, on August 26th, 2023. It was meticulously organized by the MSFC-Rwanda chapter and it hosted students from 46 chapters, 8 countries in Africa. The conference was under the theme of “Shaping the Future: Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive […]

Workshop with New Pro-choice Physicians

As medical professionals, we understand the critical role that access to safe and legal reproductive healthcare plays in the well-being of individuals and communities. That is why we have a unique role to play in advancing access to safe and legal abortion services, contraception, and comprehensive reproductive healthcare. On 21st July 2023, MDFC organized a […]

Women Deliver Conference 2023

On 17-20 July, MDFC was thrilled to attend the Women Deliver Conference. WD2023 took place in Rwanda and convened thousands of decision-makers from diverse fields, including civil societies, governments, the private sectors, international agencies, and advocates representing the intersectional identities of girls and women, and underrepresented populations around the World to break the barriers, address […]

Training of Medical Professionals on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) prevention and response.

On 24th December 2022, In partnering with the African Youth and Adolescents Network (AfriYAN) Rwanda, Medical Doctors For Choice(MDFC) organized two days of training for young Medical Professionals ( doctors) on GBV prevention and response in December 2022. The training provided young medical professionals with essential knowledge and skills on gender equality, GBV in all […]