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Are You Registered to Vote? Check here for voting resources in Louisiana How to Register to Vote: Register to Vote Polling Locations/Where to Vote The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is October 5, 2020 The deadline to register to vote through the Online Registration System is Oct. 13, 2020 Presidential… Read more.


Make a Plan to Vote: Absentee: Deadline to request an absentee ballot: Oct. 22, 2020 Must need an excuse; can choose from options provided Mail-in ballot must be received by: Nov. 3, 12 p.m. Early, in-person: drop off ballot between Oct. 6 – Nov. 2 Every county must also have in-person absentee available Saturday,… Read more.


H.E.A.T. on Maternal Mortality is Doctors of the World’s voter education and advocacy initiative designed to engage our supporters, donors, volunteers, and healthcare professionals on the issue of maternal mortality in the United States. Through this pilot, we will enlist their help to engage their candidates to publicly commit to helping decrease the alarming disparities… Read more.

Update From Beirut

I’m writing with a brief update about our response to the emergency in Beirut, Lebanon.  The situation remains heartbreaking with hundreds of thousands homeless, three hospitals destroyed, and with the loss of the port, we are witnessing dwindling supplies of drugs, and increasing food insecurity.   Within three days after the explosions, we set up an… Read more.

Disaster in Beirut

This past Tuesday, the city of Beirut, Lebanon suffered from two shocking explosions which destroyed a large part of the city.  The current toll stands at 137 people dead, which is expected to rise in the coming days, with 5,000 injured and more than 300,000 rendered homeless.  The entire eastern part of the city is… Read more.

Protecting vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic

This year, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed everything. Lockdowns, social distancing, the closing of restaurants, bars, theaters, museums, and the cancellation of professional and collegiate sports all became necessary as the most effective way to control the spread of the coronavirus in the absence of effective treatments or a vaccine. Our lives and work have… Read more.

Bearing Witness

When we have a tax structure that benefits the few over the many, when we prioritize police department budgets over healthcare, housing, education, and social welfare, we diminish the lives, the hopes and dreams, and the vast human potential of a large section of our fellow Americans, and we are lesser as a country for… Read more.

Ways to Support Us

In-kind contributions are donations of goods, services or time, instead of cash. Tangible goods include things like equipment and medical supplies. Doctors of the World solicits and accepts gifts that are consistent with its mission and that support its core programs, as well as special projects.  As part of our response to COVID-19, Doctors of… Read more.


We provide emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable people, wherever they are. We answer the crisis from within, seek out marginalized populations, and build long-term, sustainable healthcare infrastructures in places society would prefer to ignore. Read more.

To avert repeated COVID-19 outbreaks, access to healthcare for all

Thank you for standing with us as we fight for health access and justice for all.   As we prepare for the next wave of Covid-19 in low income countries, please consider making a secure online donation to Doctors of the World. To follow our other initiatives and see the important and life-saving work you… Read more.